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Roxas: Building skills to rebuild communities  
Roxas, 11 Mar 14
While national and international assistance to the Philippines supports the relief efforts in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan by distributing shelter emergency kits, running emergency centres and setting up transitional shelters, members of the affected population rebuild their homes, in most cases, without sufficient funds, skills and experience.
Guiuan, Philippines, Holds First Recovery and Rehabilitation Planning Workshop  
Guiuan, 25 Feb 14
The municipality of Guiuan, assisted by UN-Habitat and the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, conducted its first major recovery and rehabilitation planning charette earlier this month, paving the way for one of the hardest hit municipalities to chart its overall direction and specific strategies towards post-Haiyan development.
UN Habitat extends assistance to Philippine’s typhoon victims  
Manila, 27 Nov 13
Two weeks after super typhoon Haiyan swept across the Visayas region of the Philippines, UN-Habitat is leading an assessment of damages to smaller communities affected by the storm.
Philippines counts losses after deadly typhoon  
Manila, 25 Nov 13
Two weeks after super typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) struck the central Philippines the scale of the devastation is slowly sinking in. as people pick the pieces and carry on with their lives, available evidence shows that the rebuilding process will take long and will be tedious.
UN-Habitat hits the ground running after super typhoon hits Philippines  
Nairobi, 14 Nov 13
Two days after the super typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, UN-Habitat as part of the wider UN system in the country deployed  two teams on the ground to assess the extent of the damage to housing in collaboration with national and local government.
Asian mayors converge in Bangkok for climate change workshop  
Bangkok, 29 Oct 12
Mayors and Senior Officials from 10 city governments across Asia are meeting in Bangkok for a workshop on climate change hosted by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). 
Joining hands on the critical role of cities ahead of Rio + 20  
Nairobi, 20 Feb 12
UN-Habitat Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos on Monday hailed the joint collaboration of UN-Habitat and its sister agency, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) now celebrating its 40th anniversary.
UN-HABITAT supports grassroots projects  
Nairobi, 19 Jul 10
As part of what is called Grassroots Mechanism, the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) partnering with Huairou Commission, International Land Coalition and Slum/Shack Dwellers International is providing support to four grassroots-led projects in India, Peru, Tanzania and the Philippines.
Improving water delivery in Asia  
Bangkok, 16 Feb 10
USAID’s ECO-Asia project, a regional environmental programme based in Thailand, is offering grants of up to USD 10,000 to any private organization, NGO or academic institutions working in countries eligible for USAID that can demonstrate how they can improve water services in the region.
UN agencies worried at poor urban planning, pollution in Pacific countries  
Fukuoka, 10 Dec 09
UN agencies this week said they were concerned at the lack of progress in addressing planning, housing, sanitation, waste management and environmental pollution in urban areas of countries in the Pacific. They raised the alarm after a series of fact-finding missions.
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