Slum upgrading strategies involving physical environment and infrastructure interventions and their effects on health and socio-economic outcomes.

@article{Turley2013SlumUS,
  title={Slum upgrading strategies involving physical environment and infrastructure interventions and their effects on health and socio-economic outcomes.},
  author={Ruth Turley and Ruhi Saith and Nandita Bhan and Eva Rehfuess and Ben M. Carter},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={1},
  pages={CD010067}
}
BACKGROUND Slums are densely populated, neglected parts of cities where housing and living conditions are exceptionally poor. In situ slum upgrading, at its basic level, involves improving the physical environment of the existing area, such as improving and installing basic infrastructure like water, sanitation, solid waste collection, electricity, storm water drainage, access roads and footpaths, and street lighting, as well as home improvements and securing land tenure. OBJECTIVES To… CONTINUE READING
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