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10 June 2013
Urbanisation is happening fastest in poorer countries Why do people in countries move from rural areas to cities?
Urbanisation is the growth in the proportion of a country's population living in urban areas. There's often a shortage of services ( e.g. education, access to

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Parts of the city
11 June 2013

A City can be split into four main parts.
Cities are usually made up of four parts-each part has a different land use e.g. housing or

This is the central business district. Its usually found right in the
centre of…

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More Urban Issues
11 June 2013

Increased car use has an impact on urban environments
There are more and more cars on the roads of cities in richer countries. This causes a variety of problems, which can
discourage people from visiting and shopping in the city:
More air pollution,…

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Squatter Settlements
11 June 2013

Squatter settlements are common in cities in Poorer Countries.
Squatter settlements are settlements that are built illegally in and around the city by people who can't afford proper
The Positives of Dharavi Slum
Squatter settlements are a problem in many growing cities in…

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Squatter Settlements Rio De Janeiro
11 June 2013
Social Improvements:
The Favela- Barrio Project helps people in Rio De Janeiro's favelas Day-care centres and after school schemes to look
Rio de Janerio is in the south east of Brazil. It has 600 squatter settlements ( favelas) housing 1/5 of…

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Urbanisation - Environmental issues
11 June 2013

Rapid urbanisation and industrialisation affect the Environment. Air and water pollution have many effects
Rapid urbanisation and industrialisation( where the economy of the country changes from being based on Air Pollution:
agriculture to manufacturing) can cause a number of environmental problems Air…

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Sustainable Cities
11 June 2013

Urban areas need to become more sustainable, including local people can make the schemes
Sustainable development is development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the needs
of future generations.

Schemes to reduce waste and safety dispose of it:
More recycling…

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11 June 2013

Curitiba is aiming to be a sustainable city.
Curitiba is a city in southern Brazil with a population of 1.8 million people
The overall aims of its planners are to improve the environment, reduce pollution and waste and
improve the quality of life for residents.…


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