Rebuilding for a better urban future

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


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The Long Road to Re-establishing Roots


UN-Habitat and partners share learnings with Sendong’s internally displaced people

Last September 30, a team of homeowners’ association (HOA) officers and community mobilizers under the Social Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC) Community Mortgage Programme(CMP) in Cagayan de Oro (CdeO) flew to Roxas City for a learning event conducted by UN-Habitat. The two-day activity was aimed at priming the HOAs in their adoption of a community-driven post-disaster shelter recovery.

People’s Process
Thirteen HOA officers and three community mobilizers from various CdeO-based NGOs were taught on the “People’s Process”, which is the driving principle behind the recently launched Post-Yolanda Support for Safer Homes and Settlements Project being implemented in in the provinces of Capiz and Iloilo, particularly in the municipalities of Estancia, Panay, and Pontevedra and in Roxas City.

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(*Extended deadline – April 30*) VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS: Join UN-Habitat’s Haiyan Response Team in the Philippines

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We are looking for eight new members to join our Haiyan Response Team in the Philippines. The deadline for applications has been extended to April 30th. 

Please find more information about each position on our country website:

http://unhabitat.org.ph/index.php/communication-materials/320-vacancy-announcement-join-un-habitat