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The Poor die young : housing and health in Third World cities

Author: Sandy Cairncross; Jorge Enrique Hardoy; David Satterthwaite
Publisher: London : Earthscan Publications, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The editors use examples from Nigeria, India and Argentina to describe the scale of ill health, disablement and premature death among the people living in shanty towns. They argue that health and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Poor die young.
London : Earthscan Publications, 1990
(OCoLC)551286913
Online version:
Poor die young.
London : Earthscan Publications, 1990
(OCoLC)607833324
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sandy Cairncross; Jorge Enrique Hardoy; David Satterthwaite
ISBN: 9781853830198 1853830194
OCLC Number: 25876909
Notes: Erratum slip inserted.
Description: xxvi, 309 pages : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
The urban context --
Community action to address housing and health problems: the case of San Martin in Buenos Aires, Argentina --
Housing and health in Olaleye-Iponri, a low-income settlement in Lagos, Nigeria --
Housing and health in three squatter settlements in Allahabad, India --
Water supply and the urban poor --
Low cost sanitation --
Surface water drainage in urban areas --
The collection and management of household garbage --
The role of house design in limiting vector-borne disease --
Life saving services --
The future city --
New partnerships for healthy cities.
Other Titles: Housing and health in Third World cities
Responsibility: edited by Sandy Cairncross, Jorge E. Hardoy, and David Satterthwaite.

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