4.14 Resettlement

There is often a need to up-grade shelters in harsh winter environments. This needs to be anticipated well in advance. At its simplest, it can be cash, voucher or NFI distributions to allow families to procure clothes, blankets, mattresses, fuel etc to protect themselves from the cold. A more comprehensive winterisation programme includes materials to up-grade, insulate and draught-proof a dwelling. Some winterisation information developed for the 2015 Nepal earthquake can be found here: