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URBAN OCTOBER CELEBRATIONS IN PAKISTAN 2021

Race to Zero Campaign Accelerating Urban Action for Carbon Free World Adapting Cities for Climate Resilience Every October, UN-Habitat and partners organize a month of activities, events and discussions on urban sustainability. This year, Urban October theme is “Race to Zero Campaign”. Urban October Celebration will kick start with World Habitat Day on 4th October

Project on Improvement of Disaster Resilient School Infrastructure

In KP province, most of the school buildings and educational institutions do not comply with the required building standards published by the Pakistan Engineering Council.  As a result, majority are poorly constructed and lack of preparedness and response plans for disasters. There is an agreement among experts that many schools collapse due to lack of

Enhance community, local and national-level urban climate change resilience to water scarcity, caused by floods and droughts in Rawalpindi and Nowshera, Pakistan

Reducing the impact of flooding and droughts is becoming one of the top priorities of the Government of Pakistan. The flood and drought impacts are often severe in urban areas, a national approach to address this situation in cities doesn’t exist in Pakistan. This is critical, considering that 36.4% of Pakistan’s population lives in urban

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