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Namibia Housing Action Group

The support Service of the community based housing groups is in operation since 1993, became a separate Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) on 1 July 1999, when NHAG was established as a trust. The aim of the NGO is to support the people's processes of the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN). Role of Namibia Housing Action Group a)   Record community skills and action of urban poor organized by Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) and share information with the relevant Namibian government structures and funders. b)   Influence policies affecting the life of urban poor to become poor friendly.    This includes influencing allocation of public resources towards uplifting the living conditions of the majority urban poor. c)   Inform relevant authorities of the need for housing and land for the urban poor. d) Provide support to the existing groups through facilitating exchanges and technical inputs.  e)  Provide support to the SDFN groups duri