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Agency profile – UN Habitat Pakistan

UN-Habitat’s vision of “Urbanization” encompasses all levels of human settlements, including small rural communities, villages, market towns, intermediate cities and large cities and metropolises, i.e whenever a stable community is continuously located and there are housing units together with permanent social and economic activities, common public space, urban basic services, and a local governance structure.

Toolkit – The ERRA Experience 2005 Earthqake – Vol 2

The ERRA Rural Housing Reconstruction Programme (RHRP) Experience is part of the Toolkit developed to assist project managers and policy makers engaged in large-scale post disaster reconstruction programs make decisions about how to reconstruct housing and communities after natural disasters. The Toolkit is modelled on, and should be read in conjunction with, the safer homes,

Toolkit – The ERRA Experience 2005 Earthqake – Vol 1

The ERRA Rural Housing Reconstruction Programme (RHRP) Experience is part of the Toolkit developed to assist project managers and policy makers engaged in large-scale post disaster reconstruction programs make decisions about how to reconstruct housing and communities after natural disasters. The Toolkit is modelled on, and should be read in conjunction with, the safer homes,

Study on Slums

The study examines the demographics, socio-economic conditions, livelihood/employment, poverty, basic infrastructure/capacities, health, education, law & order situation and the cross cutting area of gender. This study does not compare what happened to various services over a period of time as no baseline was available. This is an attempt to provide a snapshot of peoples’ lives

Confined Masonry

With regards to the different types of construction being applied in Pakistan, UN Habitat has worked on confined masonry which is being applied in almost all the parts of the country. The aim of this document is to develop and disseminate a guide for construction workers in a simple language which can be kept with

Dhajji Construction

The present manual is a result of of joint research project undertaken by the University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland and the University of Engineering and Technology of Peshawar, Pakistan. Its creation has been made possible through the research grant P-0808-01 from the Rectors’ Conference of the Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences (KFH). Download

Compliance Catalogue

It is very encouraging to see how well the rural housing reconstruction activities are progressing across the affected areas. This reflects on the hard work put in by all involved in the Rural Housing Sector as well as the courage and determination of the affected people who have not let this disaster put them down,

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