Mumbai- mega city with urban issues

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Key facts:

-mega city on west coast of India 

-globally important: major port on indian ocean, India's financial centre, hub of industry/services, cultural centre, Bollywood movie industry 

-migrants from rural areas-in search of jobs

-pop increase from 5.9 million-1971 to 12.5 million in 2011

-city has struggled to handle this rapid urbanisation caused by immigration-over a 1/2 of the pop live in poverty/slums

Impacts

-living conditions-homes are crammed/poorely built, without water supply and sanitation-health problems

-health care can not meet the needs of the increased pop- public health care only reaches 30% of urban pop…

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