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New Survey Reveals Need for Proper Maintenance of Sanitation and Hygiene Among Jacobabad City Residents.

While residents are willing to pay for safe drinking water the same is not the case for sanitation and hygiene. Karachi – 28th April, 2016: A new survey has revealed that Jacobabad residents are not willing to pay for sanitation and hygiene services despite being aware of associated health risks. On the contrary, residents are willing to pay for safe drinking water. Commissioned by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) with

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Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology won the Water for Pakistan Football Tournament by UN-Habitat and UNICEF on World Water Day 2016

March 22nd 2016, Karachi: The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), in close collaboration with the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Girls Sports Society, organised a football tournament in Karachi as part of their awareness campaign with the youth of the country to raise voice for better water, better jobs in celebration of the World Water Day 2016 and its theme “Water

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Embassy of Japan, UN-Habitat, & MHI celebrated Completion Ceremony of their project “Temporary Dislocated People of North Waziristan Agency living among host communities in 3 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkwa Province”

Embassy of Japan, UN-Habitat, & MHI celebrated Completion Ceremony of their project “Temporary Dislocated People of North Waziristan Agency living among host communities in 3 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkwa Province” Monday, 22 February 2016, Islamabad - The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and Muslim Hands International (MHI), in close collaboration with the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) and FATA Disaster

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DG PDMA KPK inaugurated the Multi-Hazard Vulnerability and Risk Assessment Capacity Building Workshop in Peshawar.

DG PDMA KPK inaugurated the Multi-Hazard Vulnerability and Risk Assessment Capacity Building Workshop in Peshawar February 1st and 2nd 2015, Peshawar: The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in close collaboration with the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and in partnership with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (APDC) and Community Resilience Initiative (CRI), held a two-days’ workshop

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IRRC Lesson Learnt Workshop onPakistan’s First Integrated Resource Recovery Center in Islamabad shared by UN-Habitat, UN-ESCAP, and Partners

Findings from Pakistan's first Integrated Resource Recovery Center in Islamabad shared by UN-Habitat, UN-ESCAP, and Partners. Wednesday, January 20th 2015, Islamabad: The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP), in close collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change disseminated the Lessons Learnt of Pakistan's first Integrated Resource Recovery

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Health, academia, media, private and humanitarian sector came together in the first-ever Symposium to set foundation for menstrual hygiene management in Pakistan

  Experts from various sectors urged the government to own the initiative Islamabad – 3 December, 2015: The Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Working Group organised Pakistan’s first ever Symposium on menstrual hygiene management in Islamabad today. Dr. Nausheen Hamid Mairaj, MPA Punjab and Member Health and Gender Mainstreaming attended the event as chief guest. The symposium witnessed the presence of experts from across health, academia,

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Ms. Bella Evidente – Country Programme Manager UN-Habitat Pakistan called the “cities to act” at the “Pakistan Sey Paris: on the road to 2015 Paris Climate Conference”

A two-day forum "Pakistan Sey Paris: on the road to 2015 Paris Climate Conference" was organised in Alhamra, Lahore, on the 13th and 14th of October 2015. It set the stage for Pakistan’s preparation and contribution to the COP21 Climate Change Conference to be held in Paris in December this year. The Lahore forum was jointly organised by the Embassy of France, Federal and Provincial Governments, the United Nations, WWF-Pakistan and a number of

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UN-Habitat’s Country Programme Manager, Ms. Bella Evidente, visited the temporary dislocated people of North Waziristan Agency living among host communities in Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkwa

On 8th October 2015 - a visit was undertaken to the Union Council Bharat District Bannu-KPK to inaugurate the WASH facilities and emergency shelters funded by the People of Japan as part of the integrated shelter and WASH humanitarian support, trainings on shelter construction, sanitation and hygiene to 3846 TDPs of North Waziristan who have been temporarily accommodated in Bannu. The delegation comprised of Ms. Bella Evidente (CPM, UN-Habitat),

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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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Field Story – Sabri

She was one of the most unfortunate ones who lost everything in the floods. She is a widow with nine children from Qasba Gujrat village. Sabri has found employment as a local tailor and stitches clothes, but even then it is very difficult to feed nine children. “Some days we go without supper and honestly, those days are very tough, especially with the young ones crying because they are hungry,” says the forty five year old widow. Families like

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