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Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s): UN HABITAT
Date: Mar 2021
Location: All Countries

UN-Habitat supports countries to develop urban planning methods and systems to address current urbanization challenges such as population growth, urban sprawl, poverty, inequality, pollution,...

Content Type: Resource
Date: Mar 2021
Location: All Countries

The aim of this IASC Strategy is to recommend actions which humanitarian actors can take to make their responses to humanitarian crises in urban areas more effective and thereby save more lives...

Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s): UN HABITAT
Date: Mar 2021
Location: All Countries

The transition towards more sustainable urbanization demands cities to mobilize the requisite adaptive capacities. It is a process that entail policy discourses that engage with the key actors and...

Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s): UN HABITAT
Date: Mar 2021
Location: Zhoushan

China’s urban area is less than 1%, but cities account for 85% of national GDP, 90% of the service industry & 75% of total Chinese energy use. The city needs technical support for resilient,...

Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s): UN HABITAT
Date: Mar 2021
Location: All Countries

Political upheaval or violent conflict is often characterised by a fundamental failure of governance and the destruction of local economies, and yet in the aftermath of conflict, through informal...

Content Type: Resource
Date: Jul 2018

 Working in partnership with the Global Alliance for Urban Crises and IRC, RedR UK is developing a comprehensive and adaptable set of minimum capability standards for effectively responding to...

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In this short paper Pelling builds on some assessment of the ways in which population interacts with urban disaster risk through demographic trends and urban settlement hierarchies.

Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Supported by a $30. 5 million Asian Development Bank (ADB) loan to the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), the DPUCSP aims at reducing poverty, providing housing, and improving the income...

Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

SUD-Net Workshop, 17?19 February 2009, Cape Town. This report summarizes the presentations and discussions held at the SUD-Net Africa workshop which mainly focused on education for sustainable...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Timor-Leste

Report published by the Timor Leste Institute for Development Monitoring and Analysis about housing in Timor Leste and urban environment with considerations for infrastructures, housing and water...