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Esteem for World Habitat Day

World Habitat Day Habitat for HumanityThere are numerous annual World Days designated by the United Nations to raise awareness for different themes and problems in our world.

Today we want to give esteem to World Habitat Day which is held on the first Monday of the month of October.

In recognition of World Habitat Day, Habitat for Humanity raises awareness of the need for improved shelter and highlight Habitat’s priorities: the worldwide connection between human health and housing, and, in the United States, neighborhood revitalization.

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World Habitat Day

The United Nations has designated October 5th as World Habitat Day.

The goal of World Habitat Day is to raise awareness about global housing situations and to remind us that everyone should have a safe and decent place to call home.

Expressing respect toward people includes ensuring housing for everyone.  Shelter is as life-essential as having enough food and water.

When we want to give a sign of esteem toward people we can do it by being interested in their housing situation.  You might be surprised to find out how many people in your community are without adequate housing.

Every big change starts with a small step.  We can give esteem to World Habitat Day by being attentive toward the housing situation in our own neighborhood.