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Water and Sanitation in the World's Cities 2006

Meeting Development Goals in Small Urban Centres

  • Author: UN-HABITAT
  • Publication date: July 2006
  • Page count: 294
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 06.III.Q.4

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Half of the world’s people live in urban areas, and roughly a third of these live in desperate poverty without access to basic amenities. This volume focuses on the deficiencies in the provision of water and sanitation where most of the populations of the developing world live: in towns and small cities. Drawing on extensive unpublished research and 15 commissioned papers from experts involved in designing and implementing innovative projects around the world, this is the first major study of the problems facing the smaller urban centers.