All posts tagged "disaster risk reduction"
World Habitat Awards 2014/15 Winners Announced
Tuesday 28 April 2015— Winners of the 2015 World Habitat Awards were presented at the 25th Session of the UN- Habitat Governing Council in Nairobi. This year’s winners were Liter of Light, Philippines and Housing First Project by...
- Posted April 28, 2015
Gender Responsive Risk Reduction and Rehabilitation
Cities experience large and small scale disasters that can pose great challenges to sustainable development, for natural and human-made disasters have enormous economic, social and political impacts on human lives. “Cities, where half of humanity currently resides...
- Posted April 9, 2015
UN-Habitat and Red Cross To Partner on Post-Disaster Housing
Sendai, 19 March 2015 – UN-Habitat and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that they will work together on promoting adequate shelter and settlements for all,...
- Posted March 19, 2015