Risk Reduction and Rehabilitation
"Millions of people around the world are affected by disasters every year," -- Mary Todd, co-author of "Facing up to the Storm".
UN-HABITAT Disaster Management programme helps governments and local authorities rebuild in countries recovering from war or natural disasters. In the first half of the year 2003, for example, the cost accrued by natural disasters was 24 billion dollars with an estimated 60 million civilians affect in some 30 conflicts.

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4th Virginia Tech Conference on Community Resiliency
29 Aug 13 - 30 Aug 13
Davos, Switzerland

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The world we want – UN-Habitat in Vietnam
Hanoi - 22/01/2013

UN-Habitat this month led a joint United Nations consultative group in Vietnam to understand better the aspirations, problems and opportunities of the urban poor in the cities of Hanoi and Danang.

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