Water

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

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

Kibera, Nairobi: Coping and Responses to the Infrastructure Gap

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By Heather Zanoni Gap Kibera is made of 12 villages and is the largest slum in Kenya. Located in Nairobi, 5 kilometers from the central

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February 7, 2012

El Alto, Bolivia: Responses to Water Supply Infrastructure Gap

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By Ruth Sabai Water Politics in the El Alto Slum of Bolivia The City of El Alto is located in Metro La Paz (Bolivia), with

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February 7, 2012

Neza-Chalco-Itza, Mexico City: Coping and Responses to Water Supply Constraints

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By Alison Dalton Smith Unmapped and Unknown: Neza-Chalco-Itza, Mexico City Mexico City’s Neza-Chalco-Itza slum has four million people (Jacobson, 2007). Land area of the slum

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February 7, 2012

Cono Sur, Lima: Coping and Responses to Inadequate Water Supply

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By Kannika Phadoungxath Cono Sur slum is located in southern Lima, Peru and is one of six regions in the Lima Metropolitan Area, with a

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February 7, 2012

Aquablanca, Santiago de Cali: Responses to Water Supply and Sewerage Inadequacies

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By Lauren O’Reilly The district of Aguablanca is located on 3,000 hectares in the southeastern floodplain (Ridgley, 1989) of Columbia’s third largest city, Santiago de

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October 1, 2011

Melbourne: Addressing Climate Change Impacts on Water Supply

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By Erin Fairbanks Melbourne is a coastal city sharing a border with Port Phillips Bay and home to three major waterways, the Yarra and Maribymong

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October 1, 2011

Dakar: Climate Change and Water Supply

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By Erin Reilley   Water Sector Risks A climate risk assessment (Mehrotra et al., 2009)¬†of the water sector in Dakar shows that the city’s freshwater

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