4 resource(s) found
January, 2018
Author: Diego Alejo Vázquez Pimentel, Iñigo Macías Aymar, Max Lawson
Last year saw the biggest increase in the number of billionaires in history, with one more billionaire every two days. There are now 2,043 dollar billionaires worldwide. Nine out of 10 are men. Billionaires also saw a huge increase in their wealth. This increase was enough to end extreme poverty...
May, 2016
Author: Yohan Rahmat Santosa, Robertus Maria KDS
Some areas in Kelurahan Marunda are one of the informal settlements in North Jakarta City where families have been residing for decades. Living in those areas means you are faced with challenges such as a lack of clean water, housing insecurity, and lack of income which is currently compounded by...
May, 2016
Author: Vikas Desai, Dr. Suresh Kumar Rathi, Akash Acharya, Anuj Ghanekar, Hemant Desai, Kalpesh Khatri
Climate change and health hazards can be tackled by developing potential of adolescents from urban slums. The paper describes profile of adolescents in slums of flood vulnerable Surat city along with their climate change inclusive health perspective. Mixed methods were used: survey, focused...
November, 2013
Author: G K Bhat, Prof Usha Raghupathi, Dr Umamaheshwaran Rajasekar, Anup Karanth
This synthesis report considers the effort undertaken in India over the last years and showcases the evidence from cities involved in developing the City Resilience Strategy and practical interventions adopted to create urban resilience.