Megacities - Mumbai, India

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  • Created on: 07-02-20 09:34
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  • Mumbai, India
    • India’s largest urban area and was home to 22 million in 2015
      • It has doubled in size since 1970
    • Air pollution in Mumbai is an example of an environmental problem caused by its rapid growth
      • In 2018, Mumbai was ranked the 4th most polluted megacity in the world.
    • Urbanisation
      • People move to megacities from the surrounding area to earn higher wages than they could in agricultural/rural areas.
    • Dharavi is the largest slum area in Mumbai.People find their own informal employment in these areas.
      • In these slum areas, people have little or no access to basic services: water, sanitation, power and waste management.
      • 5,000 people are employed in the slum in recycling plastics.


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