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Title The Poor die young : housing and health in Third World cities / edited by Sandy Cairncross, Jorge E. Hardoy and David Satterthwaite
Published London : Earthscan, 1990

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Description xxvi, 309 pages : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction -- The urban context -- Community action to address housing and health problems: the case of San Martin in Buenos Aires, Argentina -- Housing and health in Olaleye-Iponri, a low-income settlement in Lagos, Nigeria -- Housing and health in three squatter settlements in Allahabad, India -- Water supply and the urban poor -- Low cost sanitation -- Surface water drainage in urban areas -- The collection and management of household garbage -- The role of house design in limiting vector-borne disease -- Life saving services -- The future city -- New partnerships for healthy cities
Analysis Developing countries
Developing countries Urban regions Social conditions
Notes Erratum slip inserted
Bibliography Bibliography: page <290>-293
Includes index
Subject Cities and towns -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Environmental health -- Developing countries.
Low-income housing -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Poor -- Health and hygiene -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Slums -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Urban health -- Developing countries.
Urban poor -- Health and hygiene -- Developing countries.
Author Cairncross, Sandy.
Hardoy, Jorge Enrique.
Satterthwaite, David.
LC no. 08009893
ISBN 1853830194
Other Titles Housing and health in Third World cities