Publications

The State of Pakistani Cities (SPC) report

The State of Pakistani Cities (SPC) report is a pivotal document which identifies the underlying socio-economic drivers contributing to the state of urbanization in the ten largest cities namely Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Peshawar, Multan, Hyderabad, Islamabad and Quetta and their efficacy to respond to the urbanization challenges. The findings of the study reveal

Policy Guidelines Green Building Code

This document is an output of the Project “Policy Guideline for Green Building Code” executed to meet the SDG Target 12.1 to achieve Objective 1, following sustainable building and cities action plan 2.1.4.1 of Pakistan National SCP Action Plan, developed for Strengthening Pakistan’s National Policy Frameworks to Facilitate Resource Efficiency and Sustainable Consumption and Production

Retrofitting Guideline

The Guideline is based on the retrofit practices applied in twelve earthquake affected schools at two Districts Peshawar and Swat of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province (KP). The Guideline will serve as a guiding tool to undertake the retrofitting of other hazard affected buildings in various schools throughout KP Province, or elsewhere in Pakistan; and to also

Gender Mainstreaming in WASH

This publication, “Facilitator Toolkit on Gender Mainstreaming in Urban WASH”, is one of the outputs from the “Water and Sanitation Improvement in Informal Urban Settlements through Gender Mainstreaming and Capacity Building of Local Authorities Project” implemented by UN‐Habitat from 2009 to 2011. The project started with the conduct of provincial workshops on Gender Mainstreaming in

Flood Disaster Vulnerability Assessment – Jaffarabad and Naseerabad

Pakistan is vulnerable to disasters; the country has been experiencing repeated disasters with greater frequency ever since the new millennium has begun. These repeated disasters were the 􀀩loods in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, a large area and a huge population has borne the brunt of these disasters. Balochistan has had a considerable share of

Rapid Technical Assessment of Damage and needs for Housing Reconstruction in Tirrah Valley

The Technical Assessment report providing an oversight on housing typology in the affected area (Tirrah Valley) including building plans, number of storeys, wall and roof material, construction, practices particularly on the type an extent of damge to housing and settlements. It also provide information about current living condition of the returnees, number of families residing

Eenergy Efficient Housing

UN-HABITAT in partnership with the Ministry of the Environment, ENERCON and the Capital Development Authority Islamabad, under the flag of Delivering as One UN Pakistan Joint Programme for the Environment, Outcome 5: Green Building initiated a Project to demonstrate and test measures to improve the thermal performance of housing, specifically to improve Reinforced Cement Concrete

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