Post Haiyan shelter projects wraps with 660 families getting resilient houses and households strengthened against disaster

Post Hayan shelter projects wrapsBarangay Pawa, Philippines 2 July 2015--- Rising from the wreckage of Super Typhoon Haiyan, 660 families finally completed the building of their houses and 54 community infrastructure projects in 28 communities in Capiz and Iloilo as the Post-Yolanda Support for Safer Homes and Settlements project implemented by UN-Habitat came to a close last month.


Public space in spotlight at Manila conference

Manila, 2 March 2015 - An Interactive Conference on “Public Space and the New Urban Agenda” took place in Pasay City, Manila, jointly organized by UN-Habitat, League of Cities of the Philippines and Future of Places in cooperation with Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council and United Cities and Local Government Asia-Pacific (UCLG ASPAC).


Philippines celebrates World Humanitarian Day

Manila 26 August 2014-- Campaigns and activities to celebrate World Humanitarian Day, celebrated on August 19, took place across the Philippines with successful turnouts and wide local media coverage. In Manila, a loop video with inputs from six humanitarian agencies was displayed along with a banner and other information products at the foyer of the RCBC Plaza, where several UN agencies hold office. Two LED advertisements on the day were shown on buildings along the Ayala Avenue, a main road cutting across the city’s main business district.

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UN-Habitat Country Programme Document 2008-2009 - Philippines

This Country Programme Document presents an analysis of the Human Settlements and Urbanization realities in the Philippines. The development goals set forth in the end was therefore based on the analysis and the Medium Term Strategic and Institutional Plan 2008-2013.

It further outlined the strategies critical to assist the government and Habitat Agenda partners towards achieving sustainable urbanization and meeting the targets of the Millennium Development Goals.