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We are excited to announce the fourth learning brief of this CoP. You can find the brief here.
This learning brief builds upon the CoP webinars on housing rights and approaches to addressing homelessness held on 6 May 2021 and 9 September 2021. It also draws upon information from funded partner annual reports. The brief focuses on applying the principles of housing rights in practice, drawing from the experience of CoP members.
CoP learning briefs
Learning brief 4: Housing Rights: This learning brief builds upon the CoP webinars on housing rights and approaches to addressing homelessness held on 6 May 2021 and 9 September 2021. It also draws upon information from funded partner annual reports. The brief focuses on applying the principles of housing rights in practice, drawing from the experience of CoP members.
Learning brief 3: Co-production in Practice: This learning brief summarises learning from our CoP webinars on co-production held on 15 October 2020 and 21 January 2021. The brief offers practical tips to increase the involvement of service users and communities in designing and directing activity to reduce homelessness and insecure shelter.
Learning brief 2: Building Back Better: this second learning brief focuses on exploiting the disruption of Covid-19 and capturing the lessons and experiences of the pandemic to improve the design and delivery of policy and services. It draws from the CoP webinar held on 15 July 2020.
Learning brief 1: The Impact of Covid-19: this learning brief draws from the CoP webinar held on 13 May 2020 on the impact of Covid-19 and how organisations working with homelessness and insecure shelter are responding to the crisis. The brief is aimed at members of the CoP and partner organisations.
Resources on Covid-19
Advice and resources for NGOs: this document compiles advice, resources and interesting articles on how organisations working with homelessness and insecure shelter can face the pandemic.
Key considerations: Covid-19 in informal urban settlements: This brief was developed for SSHAP by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and sets out key considerations for protecting informal urban settlements from the spread and impacts of Covid-19.
Covid-19 Response – Safeguarding Flags for Partners to Consider: Comic Relief has put together a list of 'top tips' to safeguarding during the pandemic.
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