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07 Aug 2017 description

PROFILE PURPOSE

A neighbourhood profile is a multi-sectoral, multi-cohort spatial analytical tool to improve the urban crisis response in poor neighbourhoods in line with the Lebanese Crisis Response Plan 2017-2020 and the UN Strategic Framework for Lebanon 2017-2020.

07 Aug 2017 description

NEIGHBOURHOOD PROFILE PURPOSE

A neighbourhood profile is a multi-sectoral, multi-cohort spatial analytical tool to improve the urban crisis response in poor neighbourhoods in line with the Lebanese Crisis Response Plan 2017-2020 and the UN Strategic Framework for Lebanon 2017-2020.

07 Aug 2017 description

Introduction

Purpose

UN-Habitat City Profiles are formulated to offer a cross-sectoral perspective on urban vulnerabilities that will inform holistic and inclusive interventions by local authorities, humanitarian partners and others to respond to needs and alleviate poverty amongst host and displaced populations. They also aim at contributing to an analytical knowledge base that will facilitate nuanced medium to long term public sector planning and investment agendas.

Thematic scope

17 Jul 2017 description

Mogadishu 17 July 2017--“The Mogadishu One Stop Youth Centre is a symbol of hope that offers us a physical space that we can tailor to meet our needs. What does that look like for youth in Mogadishu?

23 May 2017 description

The assessment is done with the Flash Environment Assessment Tool (FEAT).
FEAT provides a standardized and scientifically rigorous methodology to help disaster workers identify, assess, and prioritize industrial hazards and impacts due to chemical releases for disaster preparedness and response.
It also provides the entry point for more comprehensive environmental assessments.
Although there are thousands of potentially hazardous operations,

24 Apr 2017 description

Between 19 January and 25 February 2017, most observed damage has occurred in the left bank (western Mosul), where retaking operations have taken place. More specifically, two residential areas to south of right bank, which have been the main site of clashes between ISF and ISIL, have suffered heavy damage. Damaged buildings identified by satellite imagery only identifes severely damaged buildings.
For that reason, the amount of damaged buildings is likely higher than the amount indicated on this map.

30 Mar 2017 description

Executive Summary

Honiara, the capital city of the Solomon Islands, faces a myriad of resilience challenges. Not only is the city already exposed to multiple natural hazards, a changing climate will amplify many of the adverse impacts into the future. At the same time, rapid urbanization - most obviously expressed through the growth of informal settlements in urban and peri-urban areas - is heightening community exposure and sensitivity to a range of climate and non-climate shocks and stresses.

25 Mar 2017 description

Between 25 February and 25 March 2017, most observed damage has occurred in the right bank (western Mosul), where airstrikes have heavily hit residential neighbourhoods. More specifically, the Old City and Mosul Al-Jadeda, have suffered heavy damage. Specifically, Mosul Al-Jadeda has over 246 heavily damaged or completely destroyed residential buildings, which amounts to almost 30% of all residential damage in Mosul. Damaged structures identified by satellite imagery only identifies severely damaged and completely destroyed buildings.

25 Feb 2017 description

Between 19 January and 25 February 2017, most observed damage has occurred in the left bank (western Mosul), where retaking operations have taken place. More specifically, two residential areas to south of right bank, which have been the main site of clashes between ISF and ISIL, have suffered heavy damage. Damaged buildings identified by satellite imagery only identifes severely damaged buildings. For that reason, the amount of damaged buildings is likely higher than the amount indicated on this map.

21 Feb 2017 description

On the left bank (eastern Mosul), health conditions have gradually started to improve. Some hospitals and health center have started again to provide medical services and medicines began to be available to the population although most facilities in the left bank and the surrounding districts are continuously overstretched. This has led to frequent shortages in many health facilities for essential medicines including, particularly, antibiotics, and medicines for chronic illnesses, fever and pediatric syrups (WHO Special Situtation Report, 18 February 2017).

26 Jan 2017 description

This policy brief presents information on the full spectrum of risks facing the inhabitants of Karonga, and these have been identified by Karonga residents as resulting in premature death or injury and/or affecting their livelihoods and assets. Full knowledge of the risks can help policy makers highlight where risk reduction is needed and possible.

19 Dec 2016 description

KEY FINDING, CHALLENGES AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Key Findings

Years of insecurity and ethnic and religious conflict have reshaped Mosul’s demographics, and vastly affected the functionality of its local administration, public institutions and economic establishments. In the decade that followed the fall of the previous regime, armed groups dominated the city and deprived it of a large part of its revenue. Rampant corruption exacerbated the problem and contributed to the take-over of the city’s resources.

10 Dec 2016 description

Introduction

Purpose

UN-Habitat City Profiles are formulated to offer a cross-sectoral perspective on urban vulnerabilities that will inform interventions by local authorities, humanitarian agencies and others to alleviate poverty. They also aim at contributing to an analytical knowledge base that will facilitate nuanced medium to long term public sector planning and investment agendas.

Themes

21 Nov 2016 description

BACKGROUND

Garowe (Somali: Garowe ),is the administrative capital of the autonomous Puntland region in north eastern Somalia. Garowe is located in the Nugaal region, and is the seat of the Puntland parliament, presidential palace and government ministries. A fast-growing city, it has also evolved into a local media and cultural hub.

18 Nov 2016 description

(Bagdad, 17 novembre 2016): Cela fait un mois aujourd’hui qu’ont débuté les opérations militaires pour reprendre la ville de Mosul. La communauté humanitaire fait face à des besoins de grande ampleur avec des dizaines de milliers de familles qui ont besoin d’aide vitale d’urgence dans les zones nouvellement reprises. Les derniers développements ne font qu’exacerber la crise humanitaire en cours dans le pays où 10 millions de personnes avaient déjà besoin d’aide humanitaire.

17 Nov 2016 description
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(Baghdad, 17 November 2016): Today marks one month of intensified military operations to retake the city of Mosul. With tens of thousands of families in newly retaken areas urgently requiring life-saving assistance, the humanitarian community in Iraq faces a massive scope of need. These latest developments further exacerbate a humanitarian crisis in a country where 10 million people already were in need of aid.

28 Jun 2016 description

Foreword About 6.9 million people in Pacific island countries cannot access improved sanitation. More than 4.8 million cannot access improved water supplies. The United Nations General Assembly recognizes water and sanitation as basic human rights. The General Assembly has called upon governments and international organizations to provide financial resources, build capacity and technology transfer to provide safe, clean, accessible and affordable drinking-water and sanitation for all (UN Resolution A/RES/64/292).

25 May 2015 description

Sulaymaniyah, 25 May 2015 – The United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) today officially handed over the Barznja durable shelter site for internally displaced persons (IDPs) to government officials in Sulaymaniyah as part of the first phase of the Durable Shelter Support for IDPs in Iraq project.

10 Apr 2015 description

BACKGROUND Somaliland is a self-independent state of Somalia that is recognized as an autonomous region consisting of five regions, i.e. Toghdeer, Sanaaag, Sool, Woqooyi Galbeed and Awdal with Hargeisa as its capital city. Somaliland is situated in the northern parts of Somalia bordering republic of Djibouti to the west and Puntland state to the east.

10 Apr 2015 description

BACKGROUND

Somaliland is a self-independent state of Somalia that is recognized as an autonomous region consisting of five regions, i.e. Toghdeer, Sanaaag, Sool, Woqooyi Galbeed and Awdal with Hargeisa as its capital city. Somaliland is situated in the northern parts of Somalia bordering republic of Djibouti to the west and Puntland state to the east.

Burao town is the biggest urban setting in the district of Togdher.