Brick wall, Kenya


Europe, Middle East and Africa

Media contacts

Habitat for Humanity has extensive knowledge of the housing and shelter sector throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.

For comments and interviews on today’s housing news, we can connect you with spokespeople across the region.

Please contact:

Katerina Bezgachina
Manager, PR & Media
Habitat Europe, Middle East and Africa
Phone: +421 2 336 690 35

Habitat can also offer detailed information, case studies, and housing research as well as hi-resolution photos to cover regional housing issues or specific problems in a country.

Housing in the News

AlJazeera: Police displace thousands in Nigeria's Otodo-Gbame slum
Police demolish the homes of more than 4,700 people in Lagos' Otodo-Gbame as they clear area in defiance of court order.

Place: Roma fear there is no place for them as Romania's cities modernise
Romania is facing an acute shortage of social housing, with inner city gentrification squeezing out low-income tenants, especially the Roma.

TheGuardianWhat can the UK learn from how Finland solved homelessness?
The Nordic country is the only EU state not in the midst of a housing crisis. Juha Kaakinen of the Y-Foundation explains how Housing First works.

Citiscope: Traditional African roof-construction technique wins international award
Two projects aiming to make housing more affordable and inclusive won at the World Habitat Awards.

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