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GLOBAL: Articles on urban risk: housing, land and governance

NAIROBI, 18 September 2007 (IRIN In-Depth) -

  • SYRIA Squatters in capital struggle for basic services

  • ZIMBABWE A year after urban purge conditions for displaced still grim

  • UGANDA Gov't relocates 'beggar' pastoralists

  • LEBANON Government could do more to tackle child labour

  • SOUTH AFRICA Poor squatters make way for 2010 World Cup

  • KENYA Slum-dwellers to benefit from housing fund

  • AFRICA Urban population to double - UNFPA

  • SWAZILAND Moves to upgrade informal settlements

  • SOUTHERN AFRICA Regional leaders pulled up for "non-response" to Operation Murambatsvina

  • PAKISTAN Cities teem with homeless, vulnerable people

  • GLOBAL "Sustainable Urbanisation" key to fighting urban poverty

  • NIGERIA Demolition plans bring new ethnic twist to Port Harcourt conflict

  • GLOBAL Proper policies key to upgrading slums

  • IRAQ Drug abuse among children on the rise

  • ZIMBABWE Children left at home pay the price of migration

  • Julius Mwelu, 22, 'We are proud of who we are despite where we live'

  • EGYPT Locals help transform their shanty town

  • SOUTH AFRICA Winter freeze highlights homeless crisis

  • SWAZILAND AIDS triggers wave of urban homeless

  • IRAQ Displaced families fall victim to house sale scams

  • HEAR OUR VOICES "Why I attended the World Social Forum” - slum resident

  • DRC Government seeks help for 75,000 IDPs

  • CONGO Government responds to population growth concerns

  • TANZANIA High population growth threatens MDGs in Zanzibar

  • GUINEA Government stalls on probe into alleged abuses

  • ZIMBABWE Forced price cuts drive down production

  • ZIMBABWE Price controls backfire again

  • SOUTH AFRICA Local government minister dismisses claims of failed service delivery

  • LESOTHO Helpline allows children to report abuse

  • Benício Ofeni - "Since the war ended my life hasn't improved a lot"

  • KENYA Inspiring young people in slums

  • When our parents died, we were accused of sorcery

  • "I would like to become a doctor because I want to help the sick"

  • SYRIA New highway threatens livelihoods in historic Damascus bazaar

  • LIBERIA Donor fatigue threatening DDR process

Theme(s): (IRIN) Governance, (IRIN) Urban Risk


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