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dc.contributor.authorAdams, Ellis Adjeien_UK
dc.contributor.authorPrice, Heatheren_UK
dc.contributor.authorStoler, Justinen_UK
dc.contributor.editorVojnovic, Igoren_UK
dc.contributor.editorPearson, Amber Len_UK
dc.contributor.editorAsiki, Gershimen_UK
dc.contributor.editorDeVerteuil, Geoffen_UK
dc.contributor.editorAllen, Adrianaen_UK
dc.description.abstractFirst paragraph: One of the biggest challenges facing humanity is the achievement of water security, i.e. ensuring sustainable access to safe, affordable, reliable and accessible supply of drinking water for all. Over the past three decades there has been significant progress: 2.6 billion people gained access to improved drinking water between 1990 and 2015, and 147 countries met their Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target to reduce by half the population without access to an improved water source (WHO and UNICEF 2015). Despite this progress, approximately 663 million people worldwide still lack access to improved drinking water sources, with substantial regional variation in coverage, and urban-rural disparities (WHO and UNICEF 2015). Even though 96% of global urban dwellers now use improved sources, the brunt of urban water insecurity falls disproportionately on residents of urban slums, defined by the United Nations (UN) as “urban areas without basic services such as safe water, sanitation, electricity etc., and characterized by poor housing, overcrowding, insecure tenure, and social exclusion” (UN Habitat 2013; UNSD 2015).en_UK
dc.relationAdams EA, Price H & Stoler J (2019) Urban slums, drinking water and health: Trends and lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa. In: Vojnovic I, Pearson AL, Asiki G, DeVerteuil G & Allen A (eds.) Handbook of Global Urban Health. The Metropolis and Modern Life. London: Routledge, pp. 533 - 552.
dc.relation.ispartofseriesThe Metropolis and Modern Lifeen_UK
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dc.titleUrban slums, drinking water and health: Trends and lessons from Sub-Saharan Africaen_UK
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dc.type.statusAM - Accepted Manuscripten_UK
dc.citation.btitleHandbook of Global Urban Healthen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationGeorgia State Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationBiological and Environmental Sciencesen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Miami, USAen_UK
rioxxterms.typeBook chapteren_UK
local.rioxx.authorAdams, Ellis Adjei|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorPrice, Heather|0000-0001-6886-4516en_UK
local.rioxx.authorStoler, Justin|en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
local.rioxx.contributorVojnovic, Igor|en_UK
local.rioxx.contributorPearson, Amber L|en_UK
local.rioxx.contributorAsiki, Gershim|en_UK
local.rioxx.contributorDeVerteuil, Geoff|en_UK
local.rioxx.contributorAllen, Adriana|en_UK
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