I am the head and only breadwinner in the family. My children were
very concerned that the roof might fall on us. With the support of
UN-Habitat we organised ourselves into a community council, rebuilt our
house, and now live with hope of a better and safer future.
IDP, Kabul city
Many families in our village who had no money to build permanent
houses have been supported by this project. On behalf my family, I
want to thank everyone who helped us to build this beautiful house.
Mrs. Ushananthini Sivarasa
UN-Habitat’s shelter project in Bosaso town in Puntland, Somalia
has significantly improved quality of life for affected families and
has contributed to stabilization and return to normalcy for conflict affected
communities including returnees, urban poor and IDPs. More than 500
permanent and durable housing units were provided to the beneficiary
families between 2010 and 2015. These early interventions play a crucial
role in taking families from the humanitarian context into recovery and
Eng. Yasin Mirre
Mayor of Bosaso, Puntland
We feel so much safer in our permanent house. It has given our
family much needed privacy and security. My children are so much
happier since we moved as they have enough space to study .