All posts tagged "disaster risk reduction"

  • World Habitat Awards 2014_15 Winners Announced 4
    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
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  • Gender Responsive Risk Reduction
    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
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  • Elhadj As Sy, IFRC Secretary-General and Joan Clos, UN-Habitat, sign an MoU at the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction
    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
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