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Know more about our work in the Africa and the Middle East Region

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Every day Habitat families, communities, volunteers, donors and supporters are fighting the scourge of substandard housing.

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Recent Africa Middle East Press Releases

November 12, 2014 Energy Efficiency Expo in Tajikistan
November 7, 2014 Habitat for Humanity committed to long term reconstruction one year after Typhoon Haiyan
September 25, 2014 Tajik Rally journeys to support Habitat for Humanity in Tajikistan
September 19, 2014 Modern HOSPICE Casa Sperantei opens doors in Bucharest
June 16, 2014 Habitat for Humanity distributed 400 clean-up kits in Bosnia-Herzegovina
May 21, 2014 Habitat for Humanity to assist those affected by floods in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia
May 16, 2014 Henkel Employees Volunteer in International Aid Project
April 8, 2014 Habitat for Humanity International delegation to the World Urban Forum calls for a focus on adequate housing and land tenure in global housing agenda
March 25, 2014 Habitat for Humanity encourages U.S. Congress to support the Water for the World Act
March 21, 2014 Habitat for Humanity volunteers will repair homes in Brazil, prior to the World Cup
March 8, 2014 Habitat for Humanity affiliates observe International Women’s Day
January 28, 2014 Habitat for Humanty encourages United Nations to set a sustainable cities goal in Post-2015 Agenda
January 16, 2014 Habitat for Humanity begins rebuilding following Typhoon Haiyan
December 17, 2013 Habitat for Humanity and The MasterCard Foundation partner to expand access to housing microfinance in Africa
October 8, 2012 Habitat for Humanity and The MasterCard Foundation partner to expand access to housing microfinance in Africa
September 17, 2012 Botswana closure
September 6, 2012 Opportunity International and Habitat for Humanity Partner to Improve African Lives Through Better Housing
July 20, 2012 Mobilizing for Mandela Day
June 29, 2012 Irish rugby stars build hope
March 26, 2012 ArcelorMittal’s volunteers return to build in South Africa
December 10, 2011 Ireland Habitat supporter receives Linda Fuller award
December 6, 2011 More than 81,000 families helped in 2011
November 16, 2011 Dow Chemical Group supports Habitat for Humanity South Africa
September 15, 2011 Building houses and fighting AIDS in Mozambique
July 15, 2011 Hyundai Motor Company sponsored 60 South Korean students
June 14, 2011 ‘Clicks for Bricks’ raises funds for South Africa
May 5, 2011 Rebuilding Japan: Aid worker diary
April 28, 2011 Opening exhibition of The Ara Gallery raises $44,000 for orphans
April 20, 2011 African icon and patron celebrates 85th birthday
April 14, 2011 Enter Habitat World’s 2011 photo contest for a chance to help build in Haiti
April 10, 2011 Employees from ArcelorMittal travel to build homes in South Africa
April 1, 2011 Habitat for Humanity Kenya and Family Media IDP Housing Campaign
March 17, 2011 Through Africa for Africa
January 3, 2011 Appointment of Paul Durrant as ND
December 23, 2010 Habitat for Humanity and the Ara Gallery enter into Partnership to Aid Orphans
December 6, 2010 Saint-Gobain to build houses worth R4.7 million with HFHSA
December 5, 2010 Women’s Build 2010 campaign launched
September 30, 2010 Habitat for Humanity Africa and the Middle East celebrate World Habitat Day
September 28, 2010 Shelter Report focuses on the critical link between health and housing
September 27, 2010 Service in Lesotho on World Habitat Day
September 17, 2010 Habitat for Humanity Botswana, Barclays Bank to build for Vulnerable Groups
September 6, 2010 Habitat for Humanity South Africa wins Social Media award
August 5, 2010 Strategic restructuring for growth in Ghana
June 23, 2010 2010 Habitat World Competition Winning Photo from Africa
March 20, 2010 Dow joins Habitat for Humanity Egypt to build homes
March 18, 2010 2010 Zambia Women Build Launch A Success
March 16, 2010 Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Reinforces Support for Families in Africa
March 5, 2010 Dutch Volunteers build two houses for Lesotho beneficiaries
March 5, 2010 Zambian First Lady and Dr. Kenneth Kaunda Pledge Support to Build 80 Houses in Zambia
January 20, 2010 Habitat for Humanity Malawi launches OVC program
August 22, 2009 Global Faith Cathedral Collaboration with Habitat for Humanity Ghana: The Transformational Communities Initiative
May 26, 2008 Habitat for Humanity Ethiopia receives an award for its work with leprosy patients
April 24, 2008 Habitat for Humanity Africa and the Middle East Celebrates the Dedication of its 50,001st House
March 27, 2008 Habitat for Humanity Egypt dedicates its 10,000th house
March 26, 2008 Habitat for Humanity Africa and the Middle East to Celebrate the Completion of its 50,000th House
February 7, 2008 Mövenpick Royal Palm Hotel and Habitat for Humanity are proud to announce the launch of a partnership
February 7, 2008 Mövenpick Royal Palm Hotel and Habitat for Humanity are proud to announce the launch of a partnership