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What are harmful effects of urbanization on our life?

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Asked by ankit shivam, 09 Dec '10 09:19 am
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Nearly half the world's population now lives in urban settlements. Cities offer the lure of better employment, education, health care, and culture; and they contribute disproportionately to national economies. However, rapid and often unplanned urban growth is often associated with poverty, environmental degradation and population demands that outstrip service capacity. These conditions place human health at risk. Reliable urban health statistics are largely unavailable throughout the world. Disaggregated intra-urban health data, i.e. for different areas within a city, are even more rare. Data that are available indicate a range of urban health hazards and associated health risks: substandard housing, crowding, air pollution, insufficient or contaminated drinking water, inadequate sanitation and solid waste disposal services, vector-borne diseases, industrial waste, increased motor vehicle traffic, stress associated with poverty and unemployment, among others. Local and national govern ...more
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Answered by zohra imam, 09 Dec '10 09:55 am

 
  
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You must make your self capable to live peacefully in any place. you must get immunity from harmful affects of any atmosphere.
Answered by Surender Rao, 09 Dec '10 09:23 am

 
  
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