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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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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)

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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