Defining Flexible Standards for Post-Disaster Emergency Sheltering

  title={Defining Flexible Standards for Post-Disaster Emergency Sheltering},
  author={Mahasti Tafahomi and Tineke M. Egyedi},
Post-disaster emergency-sheltering requires that various relief agencies and other actors with different backgrounds cooperate in a tremendously short amount of time and under very different circumstances. Lives depend on the quality of aid and, specifically, on the quality of sheltering. Standards play an important role in this hectic process. Currently, an international standard is being developed to help determine the sheltering requirements that are to be met. However, the proposed… CONTINUE READING

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