Habitat plays critical role in rebuilding lives after Typhoon Haiyan
On November 8, 2014, Typhoon Haiyan hit Philippines destroying millions of homes and taking lives of more than 6,000 people. Habitat was quick to assist those in need within days of the disaster as well as during following months.
Paying it forward: Disaster preparedness pays off
Rick Hathaway, Habitat's Asia-Pacific VP, discusses why it is more crucial to donate pre-disaster than post-disaster. Instead of waiting for another disaster to happen, it's necessary to invest in creating a safe future.
Washing away the past: How Habitat helped build a new future
With 10 year anniversary of Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami approaching, a family shares how Habitat gave them a home, which also led to better health, access to education, and a stronger community.
Help us make housing a top global priority
Celebrate World Habitat Day on Oct. 6 by adding your voice to the call to make housing a top priority around the world!
Out in the Cold
Habitat for Humanity, in partnership with USAID, has started a project to help residents of multi-apartment buildings in Central and Eastern Europe improve their living conditions and reduce the wasteful usage.
Energy-efficient home solutions for Bulgaria, Romania and Poland
Reducing the cost of energy is a key element in upgrading housing conditions in Eastern Europe. The Wienerberger Group has helped Habitat to build energy-efficient homes in Bulgaria, Romania and Poland.
Land: The Key to Ending Poverty
With 1.6 billion people around the world living without adequate housing, improving housing is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty. But it involves something even more fundamental than building: Land.
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