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Providing safe drinking water to those in need during the hot summer months

Providing safe drinking water to those in need during the hot summer months As the summer heats up, communities in the informal settlements is having trouble getting enough drinking water. On average, the daytime temperatures reach more than 37 degrees Celsius on most days. Over 24,060 ten-liter water bottles have been distributed to 12,030 households

Installing hand-washing stations in Yangon’s informal settlements and Rakhine benefits the most vulnerable communities

   Installing hand-washing stations in Yangon’s informal settlements and Rakhine benefits the most vulnerable communities Since the first wave of COVID-19 outbreak in Myanmar, UN-Habitat has been providing COVID-19 preventive measures to the communities in Rakhine and Yangon’s Informal Settlements, such as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), soaps, hand sanitizers, and COVID-19 awareness IEC materials. As

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GROW MORE TREES

Click Here: GROW MORE TREES Mangroves are important for the livelihoods of the community as well as for protection from strong winds and flooding. Mangroves can help the ecosystem and humans by protecting coastal areas, acting as a carbon sink, filtering water, providing recreation and culture, and producing fish. Raising awareness of the importance of

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WATER GOVERNANCE IN INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS – KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE REPORT

The impact of COVID-19 is being most devastatingly felt in the world’s urban areas, especially the urban poor communities including in informal settlements. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us once again of the central role that water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) plays in protecting us from diseases. In 2011, the UN Human Rights