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IHC Global Urban Feature: Housing

  What will the new people-centered housing policy in Canada mean? The Issue As housing crises grip both developing and developed nations around the world, some nations are taking actionable steps to bring affordable and decent housing back to their cities and rural communities alike. One of these nations is Canada, where a new National Housing […]

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#TheCityWeNeed is Safe

On December 5th, IHC Global Communications Officer Rebekah Revello co-hosted a Twitter chat with the World Urban Campaign about how to make #thecityweneed a safer place. During the discussion, IHC Global was able to showcase our upcoming project, the Making Cities Safe Survey. Learn more about WUC and IHC Global’s discussion about safety in cities, […]

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Urban Feature: Safety

The Issue Cities worldwide have made exponential progress in regards to climate change, health, technology, and more. But one issue that holds cities back from living up to true inclusiveness and sustainability is safety, especially women’s safety. The U.N. estimates that 1 in 3 women will experience physical or sexual violence in their lives, and […]

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The U.S. Government Global Water Strategy Has Been Released

The Issue The U.S. Government Global Water Strategy was released this week, after several months of deliberation and involvement from multiple sectors of the government, including the State Department and USAID. The strategy has outlined four strategic objectives to address the growing concerns about water and sanitation, and their negative effects on security, health, and economic growth: […]

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100 Resilient Cities’ Dana Omran on Urban Resilience

The Issue With rapid urbanization and mass migration, climate change, and an increasing prevalence of disasters, the needs and issues of cities at the individual level often get caught up in the push for global solutions to urban crises. But as cities become power-players in their own right, it has become more apparent that they […]

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Lessons from Latin America’s 50 Years of Housing Policy

In a research paper for IHC Global, former Principal Specialist in Urban Development and Housing at the Inter American Development Bank (IDB) and IHC Global Technical Advisor Eduardo Rojas examines 50 years of Latin American housing policy, and applies the lessons learned to rapidly urbanizing countries.   The Lessons The first lesson, based on the […]

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US Foreign Assistance: Change is in the Air

Changes are in the air The new U.S. Presidential Administration has vowed to shake up Washington—with plans to slim down the government and reorganize federal agencies to maximize efficiency, to pursue an ‘America First’ agenda and boost up national security efforts, and to run the government with a business mindset, change is in the air […]

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