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19 Sep 2017 description
The results show there are 3,687 informal settlements, including 521,947 illegal housing units where 3.2 million people live. Baghdad has the largest number of settlements - 1,022.
13 Jul 2017 description
The platform will present damage assessments and thematic overviews of Mosul, based on satellite imagery analysis and information gathered from various actors on the ground.
08 Mar 2015 description
An overall picture of the urban conditions of neighborhood, such as shelter, infrastructure, commercial and social services conditions, can help to prioritize, localize and streamline immediate and longer term interventions.
13 Aug 2014 description
The toolkit has been developed drawing on the extensive practical and technical knowledge of FAO’s experts, and taking advantage of the Organization’s ability to collaborate with partners across a wide range of sectors.
26 Dec 2012 description
A study will examine the seismic hazard and related risk for the most possible scenarios in cities along the Sagaing fault.
30 Oct 2012 description
29 October 2012, Bangkok -- Asia’s cities are central to the world’s battle against climate change. With the dual challenges of supporting the urban poor to adapt and reduce emissions, cities hold the keys to a sustainable and inclusive future. This was the message from a meeting of Mayors and...
20 Jan 2012 description
UN-HABITAT, the United Nations agency for Human Settlements, as part of their disaster risk management activities has initiated a mass information campaign. Under the Pakistan Settlements Flood Recovery Project funded by the Government of Japan, UN-HABITAT has produced a calendar for the year 2012...
03 Oct 2011 description
Aguascalientes, Mexico, 3 Oct 11 The City of Aguascalientes in Mexico on Monday led the global celebration of World Habitat Day 2011 – a year in which the message is about the huge influence of cities on climate change and its impacts on large population centres. "Experts predict that by...