As a sub-national cluster supported by the Palestine Shelter Cluster, the Gaza Shelter Cluster Team works with everyone involved in providing shelter and basic household items. Shelter Cluster partners include the government, UN agencies, international and local NGOs, civil society organizations, the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, academia and donors. The Shelter Cluster is a global mechanism. In Gaza the Shelter Cluster is led by the Norwegian Refugee Committee (http://www.nrc.no/?aid=9147817#.VccEKJ2qqko).
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IHL Resource Centre
The Diakonia (http://www.diakonia.se/en/) International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Resource Centre was created in 2004 with a mandate to address the ongoing violations of IHL that characterise the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It provides access to a wealth of IHL resources relating to the occupied Palestinian territory.
International Law Commission
The International law Commission was established by the General Assembly, in 1947, to "initiate studies and make recommendations for the purpose of ... encouraging the progressive development of international law and its codification". This website provides access to important documents and processes related to the development of international law.
Humanitarian Response provides access to country sites and a "one-stop-shop" for global information coordination resources, such as normative products including guidance notes and policies, cluster specific information and data, toolboxes and internet links. At the country level, Humanitarian Response provides a platform for sharing operational information between clusters and IASC members operating within a crisis. Humanitarian Response is a service of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
Planning & Administrative Development (PA)
From the official website: The role of the Palestinian Authority's Ministry of Planning and Administrative Development can be summarized as follows: to lead the cross-sector planning, to develop comprehensive development policies with the participation of all relevant Palestinian institutions, and to coordinate and support sector planning in the concerned ministries and institutions so as to ensure their consistency with the comprehensive cross-sector approaches and plans.
Gaza NGO Safety Office (GANSO)
The Gaza NGO Safety Office (GANSO) is a project of CARE International, funded by the Swiss Cooperation Office (SDC) with the aim of providing the information and analysis the NGO community needs in order to implement humanitarian projects safely. They provide alerts, reports, maps, training and other support for aid personnel working in the Gaza Strip.