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  • settlements
  • MINISTER of Local Government and Housing Emmanuel Chenda is concerned that 70 percent of the urban population resides in unplanned settlements which lack proper access to basic social, physical and economic amenities. (co.zm)
  • Nowhere is the rise of inequality clearer than in urban areas, where wealthy communities coexist alongside, and separate from, slums and informal settlements," the agency said. (lmtonline.com)
  • shift
  • China said the number of people living in cities exceeded the rural population for the first time and the shift marks a turning point for China, which for centuries has been a mainly agrarian nation, but which has witnessed a huge population shift to cities. (sfgate.com)
  • United Nations
  • The World Bank's East Asia and the Pacific Region, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN/ISDR) have teamed up to produce a guide to understanding climate change and multi-hazard risk reduction, in which a range of solutions tailored to East Asia's urban centers is provided. (preventionweb.net)
  • exponential
  • A conjecture is that exponential law and power law represent, respectively, two modes of urban evolvement which supplement each other. (hindawi.com)
  • The negative exponential distribution seems to mean nonfractal structure of urban population, but it can be associated with fractal structure by the Fourier transform. (hindawi.com)
  • Africa
  • Africa and Asia 'will face numerous challenges in meeting the needs of their growing urban populations, including for housing, infrastructure, transportation, energy and employment, as well as for basic services such as education and healthcare', it adds. (pearltrees.com)
  • It's written about issues related to world population, archaeological finds in London, development in Africa and other stories worldwide. (lmtonline.com)
  • list
  • For a list on cities in Denmark please see List of cities in Denmark by population. (wikipedia.org)
  • This list is not the same as the list of local authorities which have been granted city status and is intended to define the physical extent of the largest urban centres. (wikipedia.org)
  • continuously
  • The share of French residents living in urban aeras continuously rose between 2005 and 2014 and is expected to further increase in the following years. (statista.com)
  • geographic
  • The National Geographic-UTC project will examine urban sustainability issues such as transportation, food and buildings. (lmtonline.com)
  • The aim of the present study was to investigate whether incidences of stroke similarly show geographic differences in this urban population, and to assess to what extent occurrence of disease is associated with socioeconomic circumstances and prevalence of other major risk factors. (ahajournals.org)
  • people
  • The planet's urban population - which overtook the number of rural residents in 2010 - is likely to rise by about 2.5 billion to more than 6 billion people in less than 40 years, according to a UN report. (pearltrees.com)
  • One of the defining aspects of an urban flâneur is the activity of strolling down streets, stopping in cafes, observing people and thoughtfully contemplating the totality of the present urban environment that sh(e is immersed. (pearltrees.com)
  • To an urban flâneur, the urban environment is multi-layered and not just a collection of houses, shops, streets, or factories, but a dynamic entity in which people conduct their lives and experience the world outside of them. (pearltrees.com)
  • Geography
  • The criteria used by the IBGE (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics) in determining whether households are urban or rural, however, are based on political divisions, not on the built environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • dynamics
  • The method of spectral analysis is employed to research the spatial dynamics of urban population distribution. (hindawi.com)
  • This research on spatial dynamics of urban evolvement is significant for modeling spatial complexity and simulating spatial complication of city systems by cellular automata. (hindawi.com)
  • Simulating the spatial dynamics of urban population is an interesting but a difficult project. (hindawi.com)
  • Geographers are often placed in a dilemma when dealing with spatial dynamics of urban evolution. (hindawi.com)
  • The results reveal changing dynamics, from 1980-1990 to 1990-2000, for different population and activity groups, and suggest that overall, firm location behaviors are more stable than household behaviors. (repec.org)
  • profiles
  • The wave-spectrum model is applied to the city in the real world, Hangzhou, China, and spectral exponents can give the dimension values of the fractal lines of urban population profiles. (hindawi.com)
  • year
  • The global urban population is expected to grow approximately 1.84% per year between 2015 and 2020, 1.63% per year between 2020 and 2025, and 1.44% per year between 2025 and 2030. (who.int)
  • amenities
  • He said ?infrastructure development and provision of amenities that are necessary to support the livelihoods of the population have not been commensurate with the rise in population. (co.zm)
  • People
  • Economy (paragraphs 9 to 61), Population/People (paragraphs 62 to 102), Industry (paragraphs 103 to 125) and Environment/Energy (paragraphs 126 to 129). (abs.gov.au)
  • Lots of rural people drive past the small local hospital to use larger urban facilities, even for ordinary care. (dailyyonder.com)
  • But people who use critical access hospitals rate their experiences as highly as do users of large urban facilities. (dailyyonder.com)
  • The Akkadian-speaking people (the earliest historically-attested Semitic-speaking people) who would eventually found Assyria appear to have entered Mesopotamia at some point during the latter 4th millennium BC (c. 3500-3000 BC), eventually intermingling with the earlier Sumerian-speaking population, with Akkadian names appearing in written record from as early as the 29th century BC. (wikipedia.org)
  • good
  • The download threats from car traffic to the quality of urban life problems of good and imperial is, gratefully, final. (octavachamberorchestra.com)
  • Paombong is politically subdivided into 14 barangays (6 urban, 8 rural): Binakod (sitio matalaba) Kapitangan - This barangay is a famous pilgrimage site during the Holy Week, particularly Good Friday. (wikipedia.org)
  • physical
  • The decision was first brought up officially on paper three years after the publication of the Mental Health Act of 1964 that intended to have mental health care be as readily available to the population as that of physical health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Environment
  • At a time when food security is of global concern and population growth continues to stress the environment, the innovations highlighted in the report have the potential to affect the world in a positive way. (worldwatch.org)
  • cover
  • The rising demand for tree products and expanding population pressure resulted in decline of forest cover and consequently the demand for tree products exceeded the supply. (omicsonline.org)