Corruption, poor management and lack of public consultation have hurt repeated efforts by the Kenyan government and donors to improve slums, including Kibera, the country's largest, researchers sai

MUMBAI: Even before the first month of 2018 has ended, 806 trees in the city are on the block - to be cut or transplanted.

Slum residents could soon win the fight against cholera after the county government announced plans to introduce special-package water.

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Residents in a slum in Zambia’s capital are rioting over a ban on street vending that was imposed to control a cholera outbreak, the government said on Friday.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Susme Builders Pvt. Ltd. Vs Chief Executive Officer, Slum Rehabilitation Authority & Others dated 04/01/2018 regarding rehabilitation of 800 slum dwellers in proper accommodation, Santacruz (East), Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Monrovia - Green City has certificated 100 urban youth from 10 slum communities in Montserrado County in waste management and recycling.

Providing housing to slum dwellers, protecting them from natural disasters and diseases and connecting them to jobs and services through improved infrastructure are urgent policy issues in many sub

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Austin Francis D’souza Vs Slum Rehabilitation Authority, Mumbai & Others dated 21/11/2017 regarding withdrawal of directions under Section 5 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 on a project/ construction at Katraj Road, Wadala, Mumbai and the project did not have environmental clearance.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Susme Builders Pvt. Ltd Vs Slum Rehabilitation Authority & Others dated 01/11/2017 regarding the slum rehabilitation scheme, Mumbai, Maharashtra. Supreme Court directs the Susme Builders to file an affidavit stating that slum dwellers will be permanently rehabilitated within two years from the date of the decision in this appeal and if the rehabilitation is not done within two years, what amount of the Developer should be forfeited.

Urbanization in East Asia and the Pacific has created enormous opportunity for many. Yet the rapid growth of cities can also create challenges as national and local governments try to keep up with the needs of their growing populations.