Global Shelter Cluster - - Coordinating Humanitarian Shelter

Apply for a Master level short course in Humanitarian Shelter Coordination. For more information click here.

Application deadline: 12 July 2015

This Master level short course in Humanitarian Shelter Coordination is offered by the  International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in partnership with the Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP) at Oxford Brookes University.

Who can apply? 

Individuals working in the humanitarian and shelter sectors for the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, United Nations agencies or Non-Governmental Organisations, or Governments, particularly agencies or institutions actively involved in the interagency shelter cluster at global or country level. The course is also open to individuals seeking to advance their understanding of and expertise in the field of interagency, humanitarian coordination. Applications must be submitted online via the following link:






In 2014, the 5 biggest operations - Philippines, South Sudan, DRC, Iraq, and CAR provided assistance to nearly 1.3 million households with shelter and/or NFI solutions. Below is a graph of the top 15 countries that were assisted with shelter and/or NFI: