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UN-Habitat supports the District Secretariats of Nuwara Eliya and Badulla with PPE with funding from DFAT through Sri Lanka MPTF

3rd August 2021, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka: Today, UN-Habitat distributed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the District Secretariat (DS) of Nuwara Eliya. The effort is to support the frontline healthcare/medical personnel and field officers of the Government to combat and control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nuwara Eliya District. The PPE were officially

COVID-19 development response to support marglinalised estate and rural communities in Nuwara Eliya and Badulla Districts in Sri Lanka

Project Description Background The COVID-19 crisis comes with an unprecedented dire economic outlook and Sri Lanka has been experiencing the consequences of the pandemic for over 1 year. South Asia Economic Focus expects a severe economic slump in each of the eight countries in the region, instigated by halted economic activities, collapse of trade, and

UN-Habitat supports the DS and RDHS in Nuwara Eliya with PPE and IT equipment from funding of KOICA

27th October 2020, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka: Today, UN-Habitat distributed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), selected medical equipment and a number of Information Technology (IT) equipment to the District Secretariat (DS) and Regional Directorate of Health (RDHS), Nuwara Eliya. The effort is to support and strengthen the capacity and equip frontline healthcare workers, Government officials and

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UN-Habitat COVID-19 Response

The COVID-19 pandemic has completely transformed our lives. The Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) was quick to react to this unprecedented humanitarian crisis. The impact of the pandemic will have devastating effects on densely populated underserved settlements. UN-Habitat, as a partner of the GoSL is ready to support the COVID-19 responses of the Government to

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Evaluation of UN-Habitat Sri Lanka Country Programme 2013-2017

Overview Since 1978, UN-Habitat has supported the development of human settlements policies in Sri Lanka.1 Since this time, UN-Habitat has cooperated with the Government to initiate a range of national programmes and projects.2 After the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, UN-Habitat increased its support of Sri Lanka. The Southern Coast and North-East experienced severe damage, with