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Climate change and urban children: impacts and implications for adaptation in low- and middle-income countries
This paper discusses the particular and disproportionate risks to urban children in poverty from various aspects of climate change, both extreme events and changing means. It explores the potentialExpand
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The problem of children's injuries in low-income countries: a review.
  • S. Bartlett
  • Medicine
  • Health policy and planning
  • 1 March 2002
Unintentional injuries are the cause of death and disability for millions of children every year in low-income countries. Challenging living conditions, heavy traffic, a lack of safe play space andExpand
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Children's experience of the physical environment in poor urban settlements and the implications for policy, planning and practice
This paper describes how children's needs are routinely ignored or misunderstood by urban development policy, plans and practice – and the very high costs this brings for them in terms of ill-health,Expand
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The significance of relocation for chronically poor families in the USA
This paper considers the difficulties facing the many low income households who are constantly moving-for instance because of eviction or as they search for better conditions-and the factorsExpand
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Water, sanitation and urban children: the need to go beyond “improved” provision
This paper reviews the implications of inadequate provision of water and sanitation for children’s health and general development, especially in urban areas. Research into health differentials showsExpand
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Housing as a Factor in the Socialization of Children: A Critical Review of the Literature.
In this review, which draws from a broad range of the social sciences, the empirical and theoretical literatures are considered which contribute to an understanding of housing as a factor inExpand
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Is it possible to reach low-income urban dwellers with good-quality sanitation?
All urban dwellers need safe, quick, easy access to clean toilets, day and night – without fear, without a long walk, without a long wait in line, and without the need to plan ahead or to spend moreExpand
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The Implications of Climate Change for Children in Lower-Income Countries
Small children, along with women and the elderly, are generally considered the most likely to be victims of such extreme weather events as flooding, high winds, and landslides. This makes sense givenExpand
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Does Inadequate Housing Perpetuate Children's Poverty?
Increasing numbers of children in the United States live in housing that is considered substandard. However, there is little understanding of the long-term impact of such housing for children. UsingExpand
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Building Better Cities with Children and Youth
There are many more urban children now, and hundreds of millions of them live in the kind of deep poverty that is a challenge to life, health and future prospects. The critical environmental healthExpand
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