HABITAT

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HABITAT

Formally called the United Nations Human Settlements Programme. An organization within the United Nations that aims to provide housing. HABITAT seeks to encourage sustainable cities and towns because of increasing urbanization worldwide. It was established in 1978 and is based in Nairobi.
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Summary: The United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) organized a media tour on Tuesday through some 21 southern villages to inspect the development project it carried out in Tyre, Bint Jbeil and Marjayoun.
The draft is part of a project to improve the capacity of the housing sector in Iraq, conducted by the ministry in cooperation with the United Nations Human Settlements Program in Iraq, the statement indicated.
Organized by the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT), this event brought together over 4,000 representatives from around the world to address critical issues facing cities.

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