Provision of Transitional Shelters for most people in need of immediate humanitarian interventions is one of areas in which ANE has been demonstrating its commitment to improve daily living condition by considering overall social, cultural and environmental factors in the context over all phases of programming implementation activities of such projects.
In its first experience of implementing the project, ANE was able to put the required resources that ensured the construction of 158 Transitional Shelters benefiting the most identified vulnerable refugees residing in Dillo and Megado Refugee Camp, Oromia Regional State in 2015 budget year. Later in 2016, ANE addressed the need of vulnerable refugee households by constructing 150 similar types of shelters in collaboration with Refugee Community, RRS and UNHCR. Generally, this shelter construction project was particularly consisting of key activities related to Physical Surveying, Pit Excavation, Construction of Concrete Foundation, Framing the Roof Structure using Wood Poles and Iron Sheets, walling along with internal and external mud plastering and finally Fixation of Doors.
In 2017, the construction of 612 Transitional Shelters, of which 312 in Terkdi and 300 Nguenyyiel Refugee Camps, Gambella Regional State, was significantly managed by ANE subsequent to the funding and other partnership supports provided by UNHCR and RRS respectively. This shelter construction was consisting key activities related to Physical Surveying, Pit Excavation, Framing the Roof Structure using Wood Poles, Plastics Sheet, Grass Thatching, Bamboo walling along with internal and external mud plastering and finally Fixation of Doors.
Similarly in 2018 Programming Year, total of 110 Transitional Shelters were constructed by ANE in Gure Shombola Refugee Camp, Assosa Operation. After the official handover process maintained, 100 shelters were allocated to the members of the refugee community and the other were provided for 10 members represented from the host community. On the other hand, total of 15 Transitional Shelters /Tukuls/ were constructed in Tsore Refugee Camp, Assosa Operation and subsequently handed over for refugees selected on the basis of official procedures maintained in full participations of ANE, UNHCR, RRS and Refugee Management Structures.
In 2020 project year, ANE in collaboration with UNHCR and RRS provided 405 transitional shelters in Tongo, Sherkole, Gure-Shambola, Bambassi and Tsore Refugee Camps under Assosa Operation. Similarly, ANE also completed construction of 7 transitional shelters in Kule and Jewi Refugee Camps of Gambella Operation.
Under the provision of shelter programs in 2021 budget years, ANE constructed transitional shelters at all refugee camps of Assosa and Gambella operations.