Monday, October 21, 2019

Mass Shelter – Humanitarian Support Proposal

Introduction & Background

The immense work done by the Government of the Bahamas in these difficult times must be commended. The humanitarian community aims to support the Government in building upon this work as the Hurricane Dorian response shifts from immediate emergency to mid-term displacement. Displacement and hosting of evacuees for an extended period of time, is something that may be an abnormal situation for the Bahamas but is unfortunately not new to many countries around the world. The humanitarian community currently present in the Bahamas thus wishes to offer support in the form of both activities and technical advice that draws upon lessons learned from other emergencies globally that have resulted in longer term displacement. This document serves to summarize key areas in which UN, NGOs, and INGOs can support the Government in this new phase.  Read more >>