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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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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October 1st, 2012-UN-Habitat celebrates World Habitat Day 2012, in 4 cities in Pakistan.

October 1st, 2012 Citizens from all walks of life including government officials, academia, civil society and urban planners came together for the celebration of World Habitat Day 2012 in Islamabad, Pakistan. Following the framework of the new Habitat initiative, UN-Habitat and the Government of Pakistan celebrated the global event nationally in 4 cities with a focus on future cities as engines of economic growth and smarter, safer cities for all.

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Tree Plantation Campaign in flood affected areas of Pakistan

UN‐Habitat's mission is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable urban and rural development. In this regard UN‐Habitat launched ‘tree plantation campaign’ from 15 January to 15 February 2012 in the flood affected areas to mitigate the negative impact of flood 2010, post disaster interventions and its associated consequences. UN‐Habitat has unique opportunity to launch massive tree plantation campaign due to its outreach to as

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