A Brief History ofDisaster Response Jim Kennedy
“In designing the layout of the camp it isrecommended that the team leader secure thetechnical assistance of an experienced militaryperson familiar with the establishment of tent camps.The advice of the military specialist in properlyspacing the tents and their grouping into residentialand community service areas should be followed.” International Disaster Relief Manual League of Red Cross Societies, Geneva 1959
Sphere Standards for Shelter -- Summary•Maximum distance 500m to a water point•Maximum distance 50m to latrine•Maximum distance 100m to refuse pit•Minimum surface area (averaged across thecamp) of 45m2 per person•Minumum covered floor area 3.5m2 perperson
Transitional Settlement: DispacedPopulations(Corsellis and Vitale, 2005)
Transitional settlement andreconstruction after naturaldisasters(United Nations, 2008)
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