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Support from the People of Japan for temporarily Displaced People from FATA and Afghan Refugees in Pakistan

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is pleased to receive a generous donation of US$ 4.03 million from the Government of Japan for the provision of Shelter and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) assistance to both North Waziristan Agency TDPs and Tirah Valley, Khyber Agency TDP returnees. Thanks to this donation, vulnerable and extremely vulnerable families of North Waziristan Agency living among host communities will receive

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Dissemination Seminar: Study on Slums – Focussing on Afghan Refugees in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) & Kohat City in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan

The Ministry of States and Frontier Regions, Government of Pakistan, the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, UNHCR and UN-Habitat held a Dissemination Seminar on Study on Slums – Focusing Afghan Refugees in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) & Kohat City in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. Mr Abbas Khan, Commissioner for Afghan Refugees who graced the occasion as the Chief Guest enriched the debate by pointing out that the issue of Afghan

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Deliberations with Stakeholders on the Vulnerability Assessment in Jafferabad and Naseerabad Districts of Balochistan

Quetta 7th November 2014: ‘Disaster is a human issue and should be treated with utmost care’ was stated by Mr. Qamar Masud, Senior Member Board of Revenue (SMBR), Government of Balochistan while inaugurating Stakeholders’ deliberations Workshop on vulnerability assessment conducted in Jafferabad and Naseerabad Districts that was held at Quetta on 7th November 2014.   The devastating floods of 2010 and repeated floods of 2011 and 2012 left

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Sanitation Festival in Lok Virsa Museum Shakarparian, Islamabad

November 19, 2014 A Sanitation Festival was organized by the WASH sector partners to commemorate the World Toilet Day on November 19th, 2014 at Lok Virsa Museum, Shakarparian, Islamabad. This was the first ever public event in continuation to the last year’s celebrations of the World Toilet Day. This year it was celebrated at a large scale and people from all walks of life attended to be an important agent of change for the country and join the

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Collaboration of UN Habitat with PMAS-AAUR

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World Water Day 2014: Water and Energy

Water and energy are closely interlinked and interdependent. Energy generation and transmission requires utilization of water resources, particularly for hydroelectric, nuclear, and thermal energy sources. Conversely, about 8% of the global energy generation is used for pumping, treating and transporting water to various consumers. In 2014, the UN System – working closely with its Member States and other relevant stakeholders – is collectively

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TOT on Tools for the Assessment of School & Hospital Safety for Multi-Hazard in Pakistan

Outcome; at the completion of the training, participants will be able to Conduct structural and non-structural assessment of existing school and hospital buildings. Analyze the compliance level of buildings to be constructed. Give informed decision about building compliance to facility managers and higher management.  

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Celebration of World Water Day 2013

Islamabad 22nd March, 2013 :The World Water Day (WWD) is celebrated every year on 22nd March around the globe and this year, it was organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) along with different water sector partners i.e. Water Aid, UNICEF, WHO, Plan Pakistan, PIEDAR, Chevron and Coca-Cola Pakistan. The theme of 2013 is “Water Water Everywhere, Only if We Share”. The event was arranged by UN-Habitat at Islamabad Junior

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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene project launched

Islamabad 06-March, 2013 :  United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has initiated  Water, Sanitation and Hygiene  (WASH) for schools and ground Water Recharge in Rawalpindi and Islamabad  project. The project has been launched with the collaboration of Federal Ministry of Climate Change, Federal Directorate of education Islamabad and District Education office Rawalpindi and with generous support from Coca-Cola foundation. While

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Students of the Islamabad Japanese School visited UN-Habitat Islamabad office

Students of the Islamabad Japanese School visited UN-Habitat Islamabad office. They enjoyed meeting the staff and learnt about the activities of UN-Habitat in Pakistan. They all received the "Indus River Game", a game that was developed by UN-Habitat to teach good and bad practices regarding water, hygiene, construction and environmental issues for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) purposes.

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