Quantcast

Latest Slum Stories

2013-09-10 23:22:03

Alkaline water filtration company to donate up to $10,000 for basic education to impoverished community. (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Going back to school

Improvements In Urban Planning Key To Protecting Global Health
2012-05-30 07:05:13

With the World Health Organization projecting the global urban population to almost double to 6.3 million by 2050, better urban planning is essential to improve the health of Earth’s city dwellers.

2012-04-07 23:02:48

Environmental Journalist Robert Weir Discusses his Seven Month Visit to India on the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) April 06, 2012

2011-05-10 06:05:00

Regularization of Informal Settlements in Latin America looks at awarding titles, upgrading CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today one out of four urban residents in Latin America lives in a dwelling that does not have a legal title, or lacks urban services such as water and sanitation, or is constructed in a precarious location.

a29b52fa3928e42d067e7db1e3d9b3651
2011-03-22 12:20:00

World Water Day, taking place today, is an international day created by the United Nations in 1992 to address the growing global water crisis.

2010-10-13 08:20:00

More than 2.5 billion people at risk in urban areas WASHINGTON, Oct.

2010-04-07 10:40:00

WASHINGTON, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This year the focus of World Health Day is on the world's growing urban population. The theme, "1000 cities, 1000 lives" provides an opportunity to highlight the work that is being done to improve health in urban settings.

2010-03-24 12:18:00

ARNHEM, Netherlands, March 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, and UN-HABITAT, the United Nations agency for human settlements, launch today a three-year collaboration aimed at a common goal: to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world.

2009-07-21 09:00:00

CHF International receives $1 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to connect India's slum population with jobs using cellular technologySILVER SPRING, Md., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- How do you create economic opportunities for thousands of workers who are excluded from the traditional employment market? You create a virtual marketplace.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
Related