All posts tagged "Asia-Pacific"

  • Enlisting craftsmen from the beneficiary communities for UN-Habitat’s shelter support project helps inject income into the local economy and makes construction more expedient. Photos: UN-Habitat
    UN-Habitat Trains over 300 on Disaster-Resilient Construction

    Manila 25 September 2014— As part of capacity building component and campaign for sustainable self-recovery among the populations affected by Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda in the Philippines) which struck last November , UN-Habitat has just conducted a series...

    • Posted September 26, 2014
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  • Sri Lanka
    UN-Habitat partners with Australia to combat disaster risk for four Sri Lankan cities

    Colombo, 15 September 2014: UN-Habitat, in partnership with the Municipal Council of Akkaraipattu, Urban Councils of Vavuniya and Mannar and the Pradeshiya Sabha of Maritimepattu (Mullaitivu), officially launched the Disaster Risk Reduction and Preparedness Plan for each...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Delegates at the recent Euro-Asia dialogu
    Climate diplomacy and urban resilience on the table in Myanmar

    Yangon, 10 September, 2014- A landmark dialogue took place in early September in Yangon, Myanmar to enhance discussions between European and Asian partners on climate change and urban resilience. The aim of the Euro-Asia Dialogue organised by...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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