The Rapidly-Evolving Impact of COVID-19
Evaluating the unique challenges and needs in affordable housing during uncertain times
UN-Habitat COVID-19 Readiness and Responsiveness Tracker
In association with CitiQ, the UN-Habitat has launched a new data platform to provide information from cities around the world to help develop response strategies and protect the population.
How can we address housing insecurity during the pandemic? – The Urban Institute Podcast
In the first of a series of podcasts on how the pandemic will affect vulnerable populations, host Justin Milner speaks with Mary Cunningham, vice president of the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center and researcher Samantha Batko about how the pandemic impacts those experiencing homelessness, those on the edge of becoming homeless and what policymakers can do to help.
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BTS and UNICEF celebrate 4 years of the ‘Love Myself’ campaign to promote child self-esteem | UN News – SDGs
Since 2017, a campaign by South Korean superstars BTS, and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reached almost every country in the world with a positive message of self-love and self-care, gathering more than 50 million interactions from Twitter users.