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habitat

[hab′itat]
Etymology: L, habitare, to dwell
a natural environment where an organism, including a human being, may live and grow normally.

habitat

that part of the environment, for example, stream, meadowland, salt marsh, etc., which is occupied by an animal or plant.

habitat

the environment inhabited by a specific organism or animal.
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The Prime Minister commended the efforts of UN Habitat in supporting countries to attain sustainable urban development goals and boost peoples welfare worldwide.
The minister on behalf of the provincial government assured full cooperation to the team of UN Habitat for success of the proposed project and asked them for presentation of formal recommendations to the government as soon as possible.
Having a regional office in Cairo is an accomplishment," Muhammad Kadhim, officer-in-charge and regional director for Arab States UN Habitat, said during a press conference.
Summary: Nairobi - Morocco, winner of this year's UN Habitat Scroll of Honour Award, will be honoured during the World Habitat Day, which will be celebrated on October 4th in the Shanghai World Expo, said the "UN-Habitat" office in Nairobi.
Towns in Judea and Samaria, branded as settlements by the world community, are being suggested for the UN Habitat Prize on human settlement.
UN Habitat under-secretary general and executive director Anna Tibaijuka said it had been possible to produce the report in Arabic for the first time because of the help and support of Bahrain's leadership.
Project Details : This project is to provide operational support to UN Habitat activities in Syria.
Of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,Nasir Ghafoor Khan and Behavior Change Communications, Office of UN Habitat, Jannat Durrani were present on the occasion.

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