Background and objectives:
UN-HABITAT is providing technical support for recovery and reconstruction for those displaced by the conflict in the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan. The objective is to provide technical assistance for shelter provision, returns and housing to those displaced by the conflict in NWFP Province.Activities:
The main activities included:
- Provide technical support for IDP return shelter and housing reconstruction policies and programmes of Government, UN agencies and NGOs.
- Improve the standard and range of construction skills of one thousand skilled persons in order to meet reconstruction needs and increase the income generating capacity of low income families.
- Provide technical advice on improved construction practices in NWFP in terms of hazard resistance and better environmental performance.
Programme is in the start-up phase.