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RetroMaintenance of Hospitals , Book 2

RetroMaintenance of Hospitals , Book 2

UN-Habitat ROAP in partnership with UNISDR Asia Pacific Secretariat developed a Tool Kit to assess the safety of critical infrastructure, focusing on schools and hospitals in South Asia. More info →
Nigeria: Ifako-Ijaiye Urban Profile

Nigeria: Ifako-Ijaiye Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The Ifako-Ijaiye Urban Profiling consists of an accelerated, action-oriented assessment of urban conditions, focusing on priority needs, capacity gaps, and existing institutional responses at local and national levels. More info →
Focus on Mozambique , A decade of experimenting disaster risk reduction strategies

Focus on Mozambique , A decade of experimenting disaster risk reduction strategies

The aim of this publication is to present UN-Habitat's activities in Mozambique for reducing the vulnerability of local population living in disaster-prone areas which have been implemented since 2002. More info →
Zambia Urban Housing Sector Profile

Zambia Urban Housing Sector Profile

A national Housing Profile can be the first step to inform and engage policy and decision-makers, and provide them with the evidence needed to design their choices and support critical decisions. More info →
Uganda: Mbarara Municipality Urban Profile

Uganda: Mbarara Municipality Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The Municipality of Mbarara is believed to have picked its name from a tall grass locally known as Emburara (Hyperemia ruffa) that covered the whole area. More info →
التقرير العالمي للمستوطنات البشرية 2009، تخطيط المدن المستدامة: توجهات السياسات العامة – نسخة ملخصة  (Summary of Global Report on Human Settlements 2009)

التقرير العالمي للمستوطنات البشرية 2009، تخطيط المدن المستدامة: توجهات السياسات العامة – نسخة ملخصة (Summary of Global Report on Human Settlements 2009)

إن نظم التخطيط الحضري المتبعة في الوقت الحاضر تفتقر للجاهزية اللازمة للتعامل مع أبرز التحديات الحضرية الناشئة في القرن الحادي والعشرين، بما في ذلك الآثار الناجمة عن ظاهرة تغير المناخ، واستنزاف الموارد، وحالة عدم الاستقرار الاقتصادي، وذلك إلى جانب الوتيرة السريعة لعمليات التحضر وما تنطوي عليه من تأثيرات سلبية كنشوء مظاهر الفقر، والأحياء الفقيرة، والمظاهر غير الرسمية في المناطق الحضرية. More info →
Mali : Profil Urbain De Kayes (French)

Mali : Profil Urbain De Kayes (French)

Series: Urban Profiles
Ancienne capitale du Haut-sénégal-Niger, kayes est aujourd’hui la capitale administrative, politique et économique de la première région économique du Mali. More info →
Water Operators’ Partnerships in Asia , Case Study 2 Indah Water Konsortium, PDAM Tirtanadi

Water Operators’ Partnerships in Asia , Case Study 2 Indah Water Konsortium, PDAM Tirtanadi

Water Operators' Partnerships (WOPs) are peer support relationships between two or more water or sanitation operators, carried out on a not-for-profit basis in the objective of capacity development. More info →
New School Design, Book 1

New School Design, Book 1

UN-Habitat ROAP in partnership with UNISDR Asia Pacific Secretariat developed a Tool Kit to assess the safety of critical infrastructure, focusing on schools and hospitals in South Asia. More info →
Nigeria: Karu Urban Profile

Nigeria: Karu Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The Karu Urban Profiling consists of an accelerated, action-oriented assessment of urban conditions, focusing on priority needs, capacity gaps, and existing institutional responses at local and national levels. More info →
Estado de las Ciudades de América Latina y el Caribe (State of the Latin America and the Caribbean Cities report) – Espanol

Estado de las Ciudades de América Latina y el Caribe (State of the Latin America and the Caribbean Cities report) – Espanol

Con un 80% de su población residiendo en ciudades, América Latina y el Caribe es la región más urbanizada del planeta. More info →
Promising Practices on Climate Change in Urban Sub-Saharan Africa

Promising Practices on Climate Change in Urban Sub-Saharan Africa

This compendium presents a series of promising practices in Sub-Saharan African cities that take into account the multiple dimensions of climate change. More info →
Uganda: Mbale Urban Profile

Uganda: Mbale Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
Mbale is a Municipality in Mbale District in the eastern part of Uganda. It began as a commercial centre for Arab slave traders and later attracted Indian traders who had come to East Africa to build the railway line. More info →
Fiscal Decentralisation in Philippines

Fiscal Decentralisation in Philippines

This report examines the fiscal decentralisation experience in Philippines. Since 1991, the central government has devolved significant spending, taxing, and borrowing powers to local governments. More info →
Haïti : Profil Urbain De Milot (French)

Haïti : Profil Urbain De Milot (French)

Series: Urban Profiles
Milot est une commune située au nord de Haïti. More info →
Water Operators Partnerships in Asia , Case Study 1 Metro-Cebu Water District, Philippines and City West Water, Australia-1

Water Operators Partnerships in Asia , Case Study 1 Metro-Cebu Water District, Philippines and City West Water, Australia-1

Water Operators' Partnerships (WOPs) are peer support relationships between two or more water or sanitation operators, carried out on a not-for-profit basis in the objective of capacity development. More info →
New Hospital Design , Book 1

New Hospital Design , Book 1

UN-Habitat ROAP in partnership with UNISDR Asia Pacific Secretariat developed a Tool Kit to assess the safety of critical infrastructure, focusing on schools and hospitals in South Asia. More info →
Nigeria: Onitsha Urban Profile

Nigeria: Onitsha Urban Profile

Series: Urban Profiles
The development of realistic structure plans for Awka, Onitsha, Nnewi, and the surrounding towns. This cooperation was borne out of the need to adopt development strategies for the provision of basic socio-economic and physical infrastructure in fast-growing, unplanned cities to attain sustainable human settlement development. More info →
Visioning as Participatory Planning Tool

Visioning as Participatory Planning Tool

The Sourcebook on Visioning as Participatory Planning Tool draws from the experience of several successive programmes implemented by UN-Habitat in Kosovo, which used visioning as a participatory planning tool. More info →
Young People , Participation and Sustainable Development in an Urbanizing World

Young People , Participation and Sustainable Development in an Urbanizing World

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Although the proportion of young people in cities is growing rapidly, few studies take into account the diversity of and views on their urban experiences. More info →
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