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slum (sl m). n. A heavily populated urban area characterized by substandard housing and squalor.

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Cities Alliance for Cities Without Slums
World Bank Questions and Answers on Slum Upgrading .. 14. Annex: A Current Example of Scaling-Up Slum Upgrading.
Innovative Approaches to Slum Electrification
most interesting slums of the world, some electrified and some not.
- 1 - Impact Evaluation for Slum Upgrading Interventions Erica Field1
OBJECTIVES OF IMPACT EVALUATION OF SLUM UPGRADING Evaluation issues particular to slum upgrading project implementation .....................................
SSP Report Covers.p65
The World Bank-assisted Slum Sanitation Program aimed to provide high quality sanitation Introducing a New Approach: The Slum Sanitation Program.
Urban Slums in India-the myths and the reality

Suggested News Resources

MP chalks out Rs 10000-cr scheme for slum dwellers in 6 cities
Slum dwellers in central Indian cities, including Indore, Bhopal and Gwalior, will soon get rights on the properties and even comfortable accommodations as the Madhya Pradesh government has given its nod to a pertinent centrally sponsored scheme.
Living in Slums … A Historic Dilemma that Needs to be Resolved!
Efforts to develop Egypt's slums has been going on for several years now, however, tangible change has not been felt. Are all these civil society organizations going in the wrong direction? Are they targeting the wrong people?
Costa Rican Slum Town Reformed by Church
That's the challenge national Congressman Carlos Avendano faced when he moved to Los Guido, a dangerous slum in Costa Rica. The solution he came up with not only transformed the neighborhood, it changed the destiny of hundreds of people.
AMC's school-on-wheels to educate slum children
AHMEDABAD: The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has decided to impart education in slum areas through mobile schools. For this, the standing committee has decided to purchase seven mobile vans.
Human Rights Watch: S.African farmworkers abused
Human Rights Watch says the slum housing and poor health conditions endured by South African farmworkers amount to human rights abuses.

Suggested Web Resources

Slum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Slum - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Definition of SLUM. : a densely populated usually urban area marked by crowding, dirty run-down housing, poverty, and social disorganization.
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slum (sl m). n. A heavily populated urban area characterized by substandard housing and squalor.
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slum n. A heavily populated urban area characterized by substandard housing and squalor. Often used in the plural.

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