Cities

A city is a large human settlement. It can be defined as a permanent and densely settled place with administratively defined boundaries whose members work primarily on non-agricultural tasks. Cities generally have extensive systems for housing, transportation, sanitation, utilities, land use, and communication. Their density facilitates interaction between people, government organisations and businesses, sometimes benefiting different parties in the process, such as improving efficiency of goods and service distribution. This concentration also can have significant negative consequences, such as forming urban heat islands, concentrating pollution, and stressing water supplies and other resources. Historically, city-dwellers have been a small proportion of …

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World Bank Group · 1 December 2023 English

Many studies have assessed the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and social isolation policies on various forms of domestic violence, but very few have sought to study the effects on femicides. …

police stations were launched in the following cities: São Caetano do Sul, Itanhaém, Itaquaquecetuba environment and political participation, for the 5,570 cities (...)’’. 12 Value of 2010 August. 13 We consider


HPA: Water Policy Association · 29 January 2023 English

Directorate of Meteo- rology. [...] The precipitation will be be- “While the water management of the cities primarily low average in the next three reduces the loss and leakage rate in the networks, the months

capacity in Istanbul is less than other metropolitan cities,” Yildiz noted. The precipitation decreased by will be be- “While the water management of the cities primarily low average in the next three reduces


29 January 2023 Arabic

آثار التكلفة والمساحة والموثوقية المترتبة على استخدام الهيدروجين في محطات شحن السيارات الكهربائية المعزولة عن الشبكة: دراسة من خالل نظام المعلومات الجغرافية لمدينة الرياض في المملكة العربية السعودية عمرو الشرفاء …

Energy Procedia 158:6582- of Spain." Sustainable Cities and Society. 37:519- 6588. https://doi.org/10.1016/j 2019.100809 station in Bangladesh." Sustainable Cities and Society 39:189-202. https://doi.org/10.1016/j Hideharu, and Tsuyoshi Funaki. 2020. Sustainable Cities and Society 32:627-637. https:// "Increasing electric


ISW: Institute for the Study of War · 28 January 2023 English

An armed individual shot and killed the security chief of the Azerbaijani embassy in Tehran and injured two guards on January 27. [...] The Iranian Neighborhood Youth Union (INYU) released …

Alinejad. • At least three protests occurred in three cities across two provinces. • Prominent Sunni cleric activity At least three protests occurred in three cities across two provinces on January 27. CTP assesses ”militant groups from various neighborhoods and cities across the country” who aligned with the INYU’s


HPA: Water Policy Association · 28 January 2023 English

Therefore, the events that are taking place demand attention, and there is a need to provide some reflections and critical insights on the socio-economic and political risks that arise when …

to drinking water, even in Afghanistan's largest cities. More than 70% of Kabul's population does not have access to fresh water, even in Afghanistan's largest cities. (Institute for Economics & Peace. Global Peace Afghanistan, including all of the country's main cities (Institute for Economics & Peace. Global Peace the decision for ensuring supplies to the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad (Anwar & Bhatti 2018)


Grattan Institute · 27 January 2023 English

The ‘Matthew effect’ shows that missing a strong connection with their tutor and gain confidence.11 concepts or skills can impede the take-up of new skills.18 If there are Of course, …

disadvantaged students in reading were behind in major cities.25 those in Canada, the UK, and South Korea, and


RIS: Research and Information System for Developing Countries · 27 January 2023 English

Dr Dash presented the in developing countries and the the developing countries during growing development financing associated challenges in meeting it the pandemic and the roadmap gap in the post-Covid …

control in India's an oil extraction system, a soil Cities Mission and NABARD's Green wildlife, livestock • Participated in the webinar on and Resilient Cities on 19-22 2022 organized by DWIH New Societal Transformations Innovation - (virtual event) Sustainable and Resilient Cities on DWIH New Delhi. • Part ic ipated and del ivered


RIS: Research and Information System for Developing Countries · 27 January 2023 English

Dr Dash presented the in developing countries and the the developing countries during growing development financing associated challenges in meeting it the pandemic and the roadmap gap in the post-Covid …

control in India's an oil extraction system, a soil Cities Mission and NABARD's Green wildlife, livestock • Participated in the webinar on and Resilient Cities on 19-22 2022 organized by DWIH New Societal Transformations Innovation - (virtual event) Sustainable and Resilient Cities on DWIH New Delhi. • Part ic ipated and del ivered


GAIA: Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives · 27 January 2023 English

She recalls posting the module used in the Academy in their office in Dar es Salaam , the “We are able to recover between 80% and 85% “10-Step Manual in …

implement a Zero Waste program in their respective cities and communities. Putting emphasis on experiential Academy 2017 • Representatives from Zero Waste Cities (Manila, Philippines) Collaborators (EWC, CAG, Zero Waste champions, transforming communities and cities into Zero Waste models, bringing their communities’ has operations in Dar es Salaam and respective cities and communities. As of writing, it approached the my diaper!” obviously a used one. work to port cities of Mwanza and Zanzibar in 2023. — part online,


UNU WIDER: United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research · 27 January 2023 English

WIDER Working Paper 2023/16-Migration out of poverty: The case of post-war migration in Mozambique

colonialism was marked by adult male migration to port cities where they supplied their labour force to railways the economy contracted and migration to major cities burst for security reasons. At the end of the 16 displaced people returned home or moved into the cities, leaving the war-torn rural areas behind. In the more by the growth of secondary towns than large cities. Similar evidence comes from Christaensen et al more from moves to secondary towns than to big cities. For Ethiopia, Dorosh and Thurlow (2013) investigate


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