Cities 0-18

UNICEF Brings Water, Sanitation and Hygiene to Indonesia’s Slums

More than fifty percent of Indonesians live in cities, and this figure is projected to rise to 60 percent by 2015. The swift increase in urban migration and urbanization has outpaced the expansion of water and sanitation facilities; many households that draw water from a pump, well or spring are doing so within 10 meters

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UNICEF Finds New Ways to Make Urban Children Count

Urbanization is on the rise, according to a recent report from the U.S. National Intelligence Council (NIC) titled “Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds.” By 2030, more than 60 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas; the UN Population Division predicts that by 2050, this figure will likely leap to 70 percent. The

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Cities 0-18: An Introduction

UNICEF’s Urban Planning & Programming team strives to lend greater visibility to the urban poor and to highlight people-driven solutions that can be scaled up by governments to reduce the growing disparities faced by urban children globally. The team focuses on  improved data, policy, programme guidance, and providing technical assistance to the field. UNICEF’s urban

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