Capacity Building

Example projects

Maldives 2004 Tsunami Response // IFRC // Relocation Duvaafaaru safe island project: complex site allocation process // Birgit Vaes Recovery Delegate Sep ‘08 – Mar ‘09


Vietnam 2011 Floods response // FRC, GRC & SRC // Safe shelter and settlements awareness raising and training, construction training, owner driven housing construction procedures development // Birgit Vaes Technical Project Manager Aug ‘12 – Aug ‘13


Laos 2011 Floods Response // Luxembourg Red Cross // Capacity building Lao Red Cross Thakek Branch in basic logistics and emergency response // Kaat Boon Program Manager Sept ’12 – June ’13


Turks and Caicos Islands, BWI, Response to Cyclone Ike and Hannah // British Red Cross // Support the TCI Red Cross Grand Turk Branch in defining disaster response roles and procedures // Kaat Boon Program Manager Apr ’09 – Feb ‘10


Technical Shelter Workshop Bangladesh, scoping for national guidelines // IFRC SRU //

Workshop Preparation, Moderation and Reporting // Kaat Boon Consultant Aug ‘14 – Dec ‘14

> Final Report and Action Plan endorsed by the Government of Bangladesh as starting point for National Shelter Strategies development