21 May 2015, UNISDR AF
Population growth and increased migration from rural to urban areas, due to poverty and lack of opportunity, is causing a proliferation of unplanned, risk-prone settlements in Africa. 'Sustainable cities are a key component for attaining resilience,' noted Ms. Aisa Kirabo, the Deputy Executive Director and Assistant Secretary-General of UN-Habitat...
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