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The Australian Government is committed to improving the lives of all people with disability, including ensuring people with disability have access to supports that will allow them, their families and carers to participate as valued members of their communities. (...) The Strategy provides a 10-year national policy framework for all levels of government to improve the lives of people with disability, including improving access to buildings, transport, justice, education, health care services, and employment.  (...) Funding provided to each State and Territory Government under the Social Housing Initiative and key outputs are summarised as follows: Funding allocation $m No. new dwellings constructed No. dwellings - repairs/ maintenance Percentage of new dwellings tenanted to people with Disability 1 NSW 1,894.0 6,330 31,672 47 VIC 1,265.9 4,663 9,363 29 QLD 1,165.6 4,035 27,420 58 WA 590.2 2,083 10,489 24 SA 434.2 1,470 503 50 TAS 134.8 530 534 40 ACT 93.5 421 259 14 NT 59.7 208 297 23 TOTAL 5,638.0 19,740 80,537 42 1 Percentages are based on the number of new dwellings that had been tenanted as at 30 November 2012.
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Score: 1199025 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...veIndependently/Australia.docx
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Investment activity is supported by the improved domestic sales prospects and by the nominal interest level, which will probably stay low, as well as by the positive earnings performance of the past few years. (...) Through strengthening of the financial base of the Wood Sales Fund (former Forestry Sales Fund) by including sawmills, veneer mills and plywood mills in the financing as well as by improving its organization, the above-mentioned aims should be pursued more effectively. (...) The low-energy housing standard thus called for is compatible with timber construction and will probably further improve the competitive situation of timber as a construction material.
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Score: 1197436.1 - https://unece.org/fileadmin/DA...s/market/market-57/gernany.htm
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Authorizing the construction of new dwellings is granted only if the dwelling meets the minimum comfort requirements established by the law. (...) According to Article 55: „The necessity dwelling is financed and built under the conditions established for the social dwelling. The necessity dwelling is temporarily leased to the persons and families whose dwellings have become unusable according to the provisions of Article 2 letter f).
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Score: 1190990.9 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...Housing/RightLife/Romania.docx
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Housing amenities (Percentage of all dwellings) Source: Department of Statistical and Sociological Analysis.   Housing quantity (Number of dwellings per 1000 persons) Source: Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Moldova.   Number of completed dwellings   A Country Profile is a strategic analysis of a country's entire housing sector.
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Score: 1189272.4 - https://unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/press/pr2002/02env04e.htm
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Depict access to so-called “improved water sources | UNECE Skip to main content English Pусский Advanced Search Main navigation About UNECE Executive Secretary Mission Organizational structure Secretariat Executive Committee Commission Legal instruments Work with us Our work Economic Cooperation & Integration Environmental Policy Forests Population Sustainable Energy Statistics Trade Transport Urban Development, Housing & Land Themes High-impact Areas Circular Economy Gender SPECA Technical cooperation THE PEP UN SG's Special Envoy for Road Safety UN Road Safety Fund UN cooperation in the UNECE region Regional Forum on Sustainable Development SDGs Open UNECE Events Meetings & Events Information for Delegates Coronavirus Advisory Publications Media Executive Secretary's Blog News Press Releases Covid-19 Press Releases Speeches Stories UNECE Weekly Videos UNECE Depict access to so-called “improved water sources More options Depict access to so-called “improved water sources Pros & Cons 3 Pros: Data provide relevant additional information (“An improved drinking water source includes piped water on premises (piped household water connection located inside the user’s dwelling, plot or yard), and other improved drinking water sources (public taps or standpipes, tube wells or boreholes, protected dug wells, protected springs, and rainwater collection).”)
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Score: 1187744.8 - https://unece.org/depict-acces...-called-improved-water-sources
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Towards a UNECE-wide policy framework on affordable, healthy and ecological housing Site map  Home About UNECE Programmes Information Meetings Contact Us United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Press Release [Index] Towards a UNECE-wide policy framework on affordable, healthy and ecological housing Geneva, 27 September 2010 -- Urban areas in the UNECE region are increasingly facing challenges of ensuring access to affordable housing and improving energy efficiency and environmental soundness of dwellings. Housing shortages are experienced in many countries in the region; carbon footprints from dwellings remain too high, with buildings being responsible for over a third of total final energy consumption; and homes are often unhealthy environment to live in.
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Score: 1187168.4 - https://unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/press/pr2010/10env_p27e.htm
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At midday, the courtyard functioned as a chimney for the hot air to rise and be replaced by cooler air from the surrounding rooms, improving air circulation and the cooling effect. This type of architecture was very common in Damascus, Syria, and in Andalusia, Spain. The narrow streets could be covered with lightweight materials from date palms. This improved air circulation between the streets and courtyards of the buildings, via the rooms. (...) They created an ingeniously planned city, with innovative dwellings and an efficient rainwater harvesting system.
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Score: 1183995.8 - https://en.unesco.org/courier/...hitectural-lessons-future-past
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Persons living in rented households may have less scope to improve the energy efficiency of their dwelling. Persons living alone who are retired or unemployed may not be able to afford to change to less-polluting Working paper no. 1 page 2 behaviours. (...) This database has huge statistical potential as it is essentially an ongoing housing conditions survey. Over half of all dwellings in Ireland have had an energy audit undertaken for reasons such as a new dwelling, being sold, being rented, and applying for an energy retrofit grant. 4. (...) Energy efficiency of dwellings B. Electric vehicles C. Fossil fuel subsidies D.
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Score: 1183903.1 - https://unece.org/sites/defaul...1-08/S4_Ireland_GerryBrady.pdf
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Estimation methods Estimation of household expenditure on dwelling services in the GDP Calculation of PPPs for dwelling services HOUSING Rentals Owner-occupied Actual expenditure by households on rents for dwellings Estimate of how much owner- occupiers would have paid in rent if not owning their dwellings ICP approach for housing household expenditure and PPPs Rental Owner- occupied GDP PPPs Rental Survey Rental Survey Rental Equivalents User Cost Method Rental Survey Quantity or Direct Volume Method Data requirement for housing volume Quantity Method Housing Volume form ▪ Number of dwelling units ▪ Number of rooms ▪ Number of occupants ▪ Quality Information including electricity, inside water, private toilet, etc. ▪ Percent of dwelling units (rented/owner-occupied) ▪ Quantity info according to dwelling type, construction type and location Method Survey Form Global Specifications Data to be provided Key definitions (1/4) ▪ Reference year. (...) The national total number of occupants in all dwellings should be close to the total population. ▪ Electricity. (...) For the exclusive use by the occupants of the dwelling unit and have running water. The toilet may be inside the dwelling or in a separate structure. ▪ Central heating.
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Score: 1181186.1 - https://www.cepal.org/sites/de...1-03-housing-volume-survey.pdf
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DHS data structure and data files Methodology and Tools for Supporting the Formulation of Evidence-based Policies in Response to the Challenge of Population Ageing in Malawi By Jesman Chintsanya, PhD Department of Population Studies, Chancellor College, University of Malawi 19-21 July 2016, Lilongwe, Malawi Outline • Introduction • Background • Methodology • Findings • Conclusion • Recommendations Introduction • Projected population 16.8 million (NSO, 2010) • TFR 5.0 children per woman (MDG Endline Survey, 2014) • Rapid population growth (2.8%) per annum (NS0, 2010) • HIV prevalence has remained stable, 10% (NSO, 2011) • Improvements in ART • Improvements in life expectancy • Proportion of persons aged 60+ will increase from 4.9% (2015) to 7.6% (2050), (United Nations, 2015). • In absolute terms this equates to 0.85 million to 3.3 million persons Need for Data and Statistics on Order Persons • The increase in proportion of older persons has both opportunities and challenges • Older people have the knowledge and skills which they can use to help families or communities deal with different challenges • Population of older persons steadily increases in the country, the social, economic and cultural challenges associated with ageing populations are likely to multiply • Hence, UNDESA and Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare (Department of Disability and Elderly Affairs), commissioned a study to investigate available data and statistics on older persons that can inform socio-economic planning. Study Objectives • To assess the status of empirical data on older persons for supporting the formulation of evidence-based policies in response to the challenge of population ageing in Malawi • Present evidence of available data on older persons, • Identify existing gaps and, • Make recommendations on improving the data situation. Study Methods Document review • The Constitution of the Republic of Malawi, • National Pensions Act, • National Policy for Older Persons (draft), • National Social Support Policy, and Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS) II. • The National Statistical Act • National Commission on Science and Technology (NCST) research and ethics guidelines Database search • Search from different producers, however, NSO was the main source • collection instruments were closely studied to obtain an idea of the type of data collected by the data producers in the country Electronic/internet literature search • A search engine of Google was conducted to identify publications on older persons which could not be sourced using the above two study methods. (...) Housing Conditions  The censuses, and all major surveys (MDHS, IHS, WMS) collect information on housing and household characteristics  Question asked include: type of household; type of dwelling structure; and tenure of the dwelling structure  The 2014 WMS asked information on the occupancy tenure to the arrangements under which the household resides in a dwelling.
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Score: 1101667.7 - https://www.un.org/en/developm...awi_Assessment_JChintsanya.pdf
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