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Two years after earthquake, a successful reconstruction programme  
Islamabad, 10 Oct 07
Two years after a devastating earthquake in Pakistan Administered Kashmir, UN-HABITAT and Pakistani officials marked the occasion this week by describing the reconstruction and recovery programme as one of the most successful of its kind anywhere in the world in recent years.
Pakistani earthquake victims receive financial assistance  
Mansehra, 4 Oct 07
The first batch of Pakistani rural landless who lost land as a result of the 2005 earthquake last week started receiving financial assistance from the government of Pakistan for the purchase of new land.
As a result of the earthquake thousands of families were unable to rebuild their houses due to landslides and flooding which have destroyed their land.
CYPRUSAID, EU step in for UN-HABITAT reconstruction in Lebanon  
Nicosia, 28 Aug 07
The Republic of Cyprus through its agency, CYPRUSAID has agreed to provide more than USD600,000 for UN-HABITAT's post conflict reconstruction programme in Lebanon.
UN-HABITAT in partnership with other agencies on post-conflict rights  
Nairobi, 17 Aug 07
UN-HABITAT has teamed up with leading agencies to help displaced people and refugees returning home assert their rights to housing and property lost during conflict through the publication of a new Handbook aimed at putting right a major gap in global humanitarian response systems.
UN-HABITAT joins in closure and clean-up of Ugandan IDP camps  
Barr, Northern Uganda, 2 Jul 07
With the security situation improving in Northern Uganda, UN-HABITAT is working with thousands of homeward-bound Internally Displaced Persons to clean up the camps in which they sought refuge for years from insurgents of a movement called the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) .
UN-HABITAT launches safety campaign in Nairobi slum  
Nairobi, 13 Jun 07
Games, song and dance were the main fares dished out to residents of Kibera slums in Nairobi as UN-HABITAT took its Safer Spaces and Streets campaign to the area at the weekend.
Mrs. Tibaijuka addresses Paris environmental conference  
Paris, 2 Feb 07
UN-HABITAT’s Executive Director, Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka, attended the Citizens of the Earth Conference (Citoyens de la Terre) from 2-3 February, at the invitation of French President Jacques Chirac.
Mrs. Tibaijuka meets IFRC chief  
Geneva, 19 Jan 07
During a visit to Geneva, Mrs. Tibaijuka held talks on humanitarian coordination with Mr. Markku Niskala, Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, his Deputy Mr. Ibrahim Mohamed Osman and the Head of the Shelter Department Mr. Graham Saunders on Friday 19 January.
UN-HABITAT co-hosts International Shelter Centre Conference  
Geneva, Switzerland, 20 Dec 06
A bi-annual meeting of the International Shelter Center Group, jointly hosted by UN-HABITAT and CARE International, was held from 16 to 17 November 2006 in Geneva, Switzerland.
UN-HABITAT attends International Recovery Platform Retreat in Turin, Italy  
Turin, 20 Dec 06
International Recovery Platform (IRP) members and national government representatives held an IRP retreat from 20 to 22 November 2006 in Turin, Italy. The aim of the retreat was to take stock of IRP work to date, to determine the strategic direction and future work plans of the IRP hubs in Kobe, Turin and Geneva, and to foster teamwork in the IRP network. Parallel to the retreat was the third IRP Steering Committee meeting on 22 November.
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