Rebuilding for a better urban future

The official blog of UN-Habitat's response to Typhoon Haiyan

“… survivors have started to rebuild or repair their homes..”

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“79 per cent of survivors have started to rebuild or repair their homes, but half of those cannot complete construction without assistance and nearly two thirds are using salvaged construction materials that are often of insufficient quality.”

The Shelter Cluster describes the urgent need to support typhoon survivors and avoid homes from being “built back worse”. Full article here:¬†https://t.co/awXVui38vv

Self recovering typhoon survivor

SELF RECOVERY A Typhoon Haiyan survivor gathers materials for rebuilding, but salvaged construction materials are not sufficient to withstand future disaster scenarios.

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Author: UN-Habitat Philippines

This is the official blog of the UN-Habitat's response to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

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