Responding to the Urban Challenge – World Water Day 2011

The observance of World Water Day this year with its spotlight on urban emergencies – such has the one in Haiti The observance of World Water Day this year with its spotlight on urban emergencies, comes at a time when many humanitarian aid and relief organizations are contemplating – in some cases, studying in-depth –…

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Highway to Asthma? New Results from a Study in Lima, Peru

Many people are aware of the traffic-related dangers of major roadways in developing countries. Road traffic injuries are the 11th leading cause of death globally, and 90 percent of these deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. However, less is known about the critical link between living near highways and other health outcomes, including respiratory disease.…

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