1978 UN-HABITAT in Sri Lanka

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is the United Nations agency for human settlements, mandated to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities, with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. Working with governments, global and local partners, and communities, UN-Habitat is actively engaged in initiatives on urban legislation, land and governance, urban economy, urban basic services, settlement planning, housing and slum upgrading, risk reduction and rehabilitation, and research and capacity development. Building on a successful partnership dating back to 1978, UN-Habitat presently assists Sri Lanka in post disaster reconstruction, climate change and disaster risk reduction, water and sanitation, low income settlement upgrading, and urban planning. A key highlight is UN-Habitat’s assistance to post conflict returnee families to rebuild over 32,000 homes and essential community infrastructure.

other Activities in 1978

Sri Lanka for Disarmament

UN-HABITAT in Sri Lanka

IFAD in Sri Lanka


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