Changing Urban Environments

Changing Urban Environments-the improvement of a rural area to help people live easy lives

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Self-help schemes-local authorities help local residents to improve their own homes, building materials prvided, rainwater tanks constructed or stand pipes provided, legal owneship encouraged and the provision of schools and health centres.

Rubbish and waste removed-local authorities pays locals to remove waste and where possible recycle materials.

Sanitation and water supplies provided by authorities aiming to reduce water-born diseases.

Infrastructure put in place to improve quality of life, ROCHINA in BRAZIL is one area where all of these strategies hsve been successfully implanted.

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