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

Reuteurs: Kenya needs two million homes to curb slum explosion, World Bank says
"The problem will only become more acute over the next decades."

Place: Residents say one dead, shacks razed as Lagos defies court ban on slum eviction​​​​​​​
Less than three months after Lagos High Court ruled evictions would be "inhuman", police again forced thousands from homes.

DWTurning shipping containers into apartments​​​​​​​
Finding affordable housing in Kenya can be a challenge. Some companies have discovered an environmental friendly alternative to concrete.

ReliefWeb: 8,000 people displaced by recent violence in Wau, South Sudan​​​​​​​
Relief agencies are providing assistance to new arrivals at existing displacement sites, which had already been hosting nearly 43,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) since June 2016.

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