About Shelter NFI Cluster in Ukraine
The goal of the Ukraine Shelter/NFI (non-food item) Cluster is to provide people affected by the humanitarian emergency with the means to live in safe, dignified and appropriate shelter.
The Ukraine Shelter/NFI Cluster Team works with everyone who is involved in providing shelter and basic household items. These Shelter/NFI Cluster partners include the government, UN agencies, international and local NGOs, civil society organizations , volunteer organizations, the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, academia, and donors. The Cluster also provides a forum to liaise with the media, the private sector, and other actors with a stake in the provision of humanitarian shelter.
The Shelter/NFI Cluster helps all shelter actors work together better, so that the people who need shelter assistance get help faster and receive the right kind of assistance. The team makes every effort to involve the affected people and their communities in decisions related to the shelter response.
The Shelter/NFI Cluster is a global mechanism that is supported by many different organizations. In Ukraine the Shelter/NFI Cluster is led by UNHCR, and co-chaired by the NGO People in Need.