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UN-Habitat works for a better urban future. Based in over 90 countries, we promote the development of socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities.
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Maimunah Mohd Sharif Apr 3
"In the face of this pandemic, a lack of access to adequate housing is a potential death sentence for homeless people & puts everyone at continued risk" - the UN Special Rapporteur on in her & Homelessness Guidance Note
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UN-Habitat Apr 3
Community members in are able to earn an income by repairing houses damaged due to war conflict, as well as building new affordable homes with funds from Japan, a key partner in Iraq since 2014.
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UNHabitatPh Apr 3
Amid , we are reminded that building climate resilience reduces health hazards & enables better response to health emergencies. Under an project, works with national partners to build resilience through urban plans and designs
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GWOPA / UN-Habitat Apr 3
Great to see water provision continues! is collecting stories of how utilities are responding to the COVID crisis, we would really like to hear more from you. Info here or DM us:
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UN Environment Programme Apr 3
Are you staying at home to help ? Or taking on a new role as a home school teacher due to school closures? Here are a few ways to bring the outside in -- enjoyable for learners of all ages.
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SciTech DiploHub Apr 2
📣 Excited to announce we officially joined the new global platform ! Ready to foster collective responses by sharing best practices with around the world against and other health crises. 👉
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UN-Habitat Apr 2
👨‍👩‍👦Families along the Mekong River in Cambodia know too well the true cost of natural disasters. Our just released photo book is a showcase of the effect building climate resilience can have for community building. 🏡
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UN-Habitat Apr 2
Communities in informal settlements have a powerful asset: . They self-organize, identify their needs & tailor innovative low-cost solutions to meet those needs. They need to be empowered immediately. Preparedness is key.
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IOM EU Office Apr 2
After years of exploitation, former fruit pickers set up a co-operative near Rome selling vegetables and yoghurt. Now they are working ‘twice as hard’ to get supplies to families under lockdown. Another example of vs. !
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United Nations Apr 1
With help from , these women learned how to make soap for their families at the Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan. They're now using those skills to support their community's efforts to stop the spread of .
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UN-Habitat Apr 2
“I am very happy that I, my family and friends have had a place to wash our hands,” says Tabitha a resident of Mathare, an informal settlement in Kenya. The team is working with to offer sanitation stations across Mathare.
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Maimunah Mohd Sharif Apr 2
Oceans are remarkable; they are incredibly dynamic & resilient. This is wonderful news which should encourage all of us to scale up our support for , fishing, conservation & ecosystem protection efforts. It can be done!
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UN-Habitat Youth Apr 1
8000 hand washes and counting!! continues to support against thanks to
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UNIC Nairobi Apr 1
. in Kenya is responding to call to action has delivered handwashing stations, 15 tons of soap and 800kg of disinfectants to support Mombasa, Kilifi, Kwale, Siaya and Kisumu counties’ response to . Together, we can slow the spread of .
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Dubai International Award for Best Practices Apr 1
Winner of last week’s raffle! : Improving the world for animals, plants & people by developing miniaturizable sensors for fine & ultrafine airborne particulate matter detection Complete your application before 3 April, WIN a feature next week!
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UNESCO Apr 1
In times of , thousands of museums & sites are closed around the 🌏, but we can still travel from an armchair. 10 real-life sites you can experience virtually by simple Google search 🔎. Join the conversation, & 👇
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UN-Habitat Apr 1
Have a look at this thread by our Executive Director highlighting practical interventions to support cities cope with . We've come out of this live learning experience wiser.
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UCLG CSIPDHR Apr 1
Our session on is over 📍 Stay tuned for more Live Learning Experiences on local & regional governments perspectives to & 👉 Check also & bank of practices 👉
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UN-Habitat Apr 1
In response to cities & local governments are showing the way to reach a new milestone in reducing inequalities & poverty levels. Ensuring adequate access housing for all is a foundation for delivering the universal human rights everywhere.
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Maimunah Mohd Sharif Apr 1
Cities & densely populated areas will always exist, even after . How we plan them is what will make the difference going forward. From to and , we can learn valuable lessons on how to design safer cities in future.
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