Report

The State of Asian and Pacific Cities 2015

26 October 2015
This report on the state of Asian and Pacific cities is the second in the series first published by UN-Habitat (the United Nations Human Settlements Programme) and ESCAP (the United Nations Economic and Social Commission...

Sanitation Compendium (Nepali Version)

5 October 2012
The Nepali version of the “Compendium”, which was jointly published by the Department of Water Supply...

Nepal Urban Housing Sector Profile

9 September 2011
This report is published jointly with the Ministry Physical Planning and Works in Nepal, it shows, for example, that urban land prices had increased 300 percent since 2003, putting housing increasigly out of reach for...

Status and Strategy for Faecal Sludge Management in The Kathmandu Valley

29 August 2011
In the Kathmandu Valley, around 70% of the households dispose their excreta directly into the sewer line while remaining 30% of the households still depend on onsite systems such as pit latrines and septic...

UN Habitat Report: Country Activities Report 2011

24 June 2011
UN-HABITAT’s country activities are focused on supporting governments in the formulation of policies and strategies to create and strengthen a self-reliant management capacity at both national and local levels. Technical and managerial expertise is provided...

IFRC and UNHABITAT Report: The Sphere Project, 2010 Editioin

5 August 2010
The Sphere handbook is a relevant and ‘living’ document for emergency response that has improved the accountability of humanitarian agencies in recent years. In order to maintain the relevance and usefulness in disaster response, Sphere...

UN Human Settlement Program(UNHABITAT): Constructed Wetlands Manual

30 April 2008
Almost all of the world’s major cities have gone in to the 21st Century facing an environmental crisis. Th e world’s cities not only face the challenge of supplying adequate sanitation facilities to its residents...

UN Habitat Report: Water Movement in Patan with reference to Traditional Stone Spout in Nepal

30 April 2008
This book is the result of the interesting and important movement taking place in Patan, Lalitpur. The scarcity of water in Kathmandu Valley has pushed the population back to the traditional water conduits, the perennial...