The Project “Emergency Support Initiative for Green Building- based Prevention and Control Measure for Vulnerable Communities in Mullaitivu District” Closure Ceremony

11th May 2023, Mullaitivu, Sri Lanka:  The project “Emergency Support Initiatives for Green Building-based Prevention and Control Measures for Vulnerable Communities in Mullaitivu District” with the funding from Government of Japan has been implemented by UN-Habitat in Sri Lanka. The project aimed to reduce the risks associated with poor structures of houses and contributed to safer

Emergency Support Initiative for Green Building Based Prevention and Control Measures for Vulnerable Communities in Mullaitivu District.

Project Description Background Extreme weather conditions and COVID-19 pandemic have contributed to a plethora of issues with the health systems and is predicted to have enormous consequences not only in healthcare but in many other aspects. Many of these unpredictable and strong weather conditions require countries to take actions which promotes quick remedial actions supported

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


Asia Water Hub at the Water Pavilion: Cities and Infrastructure

The United Nations in Sri Lanka, in collaboration with the Integrated Water Management Institute (IWMI) hosted the side event at COP26 which is a Water Pavilion Asia Water hub on 11th November on the theme of “Cities and Infrastructure”. This was part of a 3-day event co-hosted with UN Sri Lanka, Asian Development Bank (ADB)


The Habitat Country Programme Document (HCPD)

The Habitat Country Programme Document (HCPD) of Sri Lanka (2018 – 2022) aligns itself with the strategic areas of UN-Habitat and country-level priorities by establishing a clear linkage with the national development plans and the United Nations Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDF) 2018 – 2022 within the overall global context of the 2030 Development Agenda. In