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Joseph Ashmore

Humanitarian, Management, Technical, Capacity Development, Coordination, Operations

Some public documents that I have worked on

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Post distrbution Monitoring GBV-distribution booklet cover GBV-distribution booklet cover GBV-distribution booklet cover plastic sheeting booklet cover timber booklet cover tent booklet cover IFRC shelter kits booklet Due diligence standard - HLP South Sudan cluster strategy

shelter essentials Shelter Projects 2017-2018 Shelter Projects 2015-2016 Shelter Projects 2013-2014 Shelter Projects 2010 Shelter Projects 2009 Shelter Projects 2008 transitional shelter  8 designs Transitional shelter 10 designs Ethiopia cluster strategy


(authored or co-authored)

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Commissioned videos for IOM / Global Shelter Cluster.
HLP video Housing Land and Property in Emergencies. Introductory video on HLP issues in emergencies. EN - FR - AM - AR - AR - SP
Distribution video Distribution of Non-Food Items (NFIs) for Shelter. Video on good NFI / cash distribution practices. EN - ES - FR - AR
GBV - what to do Responding to a GBV incident EN - ES - FR - AR
GBV and site planning Site Planning in Emergencies EN - ES - FR - AR
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  • 2020, Responding to Gender-Based Violence Disclosures - interactive online training developed with disaster ready:  Learn how to respond safely and ethically to disclosures of gender-based violence.  inline course with disaster ready: here
  •  2020, Better distributions: interactive online training developed with disaster ready interactive training:    here
  • 2019, MASC toolbox, a toolkit for European Union Civil protection to support responses to large scale and high impact crises. Was supported by linked trainings. Zip version here. (56Mb)
Selected Field documents and handouts
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Selected academic publications.
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Further shelter related documents
www.shelterproject.org or at www.shelterlibrary.org
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Some photographs
(of shelter and settlement related issues) can be seen by clicking here
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Current projects

IEC materials project, (introductory video - live site to follow) 2020
site planning bibliography 2020
IOM emergency manual, shelter, IOM 2018
IOM and shelter - website, IOM 2018
ShelterCaseStudies.Org - Compilation of case studies of shelter programmes
Shelter Forum - Shelter forums are a community of practice for individuals and organisations involved in shelter and settlement reconstruction activities
www.plastic-sheeting.org - a project to develop a guide on the use and procurement of plastic sheeting in humanitarian relief.

www.humanitariantimber.org - a project to develop a guide on the use and procurement of timber in humanitarian relief.

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Curent position:
Shelter and Settlements Specialist at the International Organization for Migration
Past roles:
Some organisations that I have been employed or consulted for:
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