Urban

December 10, 2015

Santiago: Climate Risk and Response

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Santiago, the capital of Chile, has a metropolitan area population of 6 million and an average population density of 8,464 per square kilometer (CIA, 2009).

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Source: ICLEI, 2014 Source: ICLEI, 2014
January 20, 2014

Solutions for Aging Infrastructure: Every Tuesday

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January 20, 2014, NEW YORK — At the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 13th street a 36 inch broken cast iron water pipe laid in

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Source: Minerva M. Muzquiz Source: Minerva M. Muzquiz
February 7, 2012

Inanda, Ntuzuma, and KwaMashu, Durban: Coping and Responses to Water Supply Constraints

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By Susan Yoon The townships of Inanda, Ntuzuma, and KwaMashu (INK) were built as satellite settlements of the City of Durban during apartheid, pre-1986. The region is

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February 7, 2012

Soweto, Johannesburg: Bridging the Infrastructure Divide

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By Toby Simpson Soweto is located in south west periphery of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa and is comprised of some 32 different townships (City of

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February 7, 2012

Altindag, Ankara: Coping and Responses to Water and Energy Constraints

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By Matthew Woundy Ankara is composed of a number of smaller municipalities, the poorest of which is Altindag, home to 407,101 people (TurkStat, 2000). The

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February 7, 2012

Ash Shati, Gaza, Coping and Responses to Water and Sewage Constraints

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By Gal Gabriel I have never been to Gaza, but I have always seen its sandy winds of dispute. Gap Gaza, the most populous Palestinian

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February 7, 2012

Dharavi, Mumbai: Coping and Responses to Infrastructure Gaps

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By Michael McClenathan Formalizing Dharavi’s $1 billion economy without leaving behind its residents Mumbai, India’s bustling financial hub, is home to 20 million people (UN

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February 7, 2012

Ciudad Bolivar, Bogota: Policy Prescriptions for Infrastructure Inadequacies

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By Adrian Gonzalez Ciudad Bolivar: Brief overview with three policy prescriptions for improving its quality of life Diagnostic Ciudad Bolivar is one of twenty localities

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February 7, 2012

Orangi Town, Karachi: Coping and Responses to Energy and Water Shortages

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By Santiago Arias The largest slum in Asia has energy and water shortage Orangi Town is the largest slum in Asia located in the periphery

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February 7, 2012

Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro: Environmental Degradation and Infrastructure Constraints

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By Alissa Westervelt Rocinha and Environmental Degradation Rocinha is the largest favela in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It has an estimated 100,000-150,000

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