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State of Latin American and Caribbean cities. Towards a new urban transition

State of Latin American and Caribbean cities. Towards a new urban transition
  • United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). October 2012
  • This edition of State of Latin American and Caribbean cities presents the current situation of the region's urban world, including the demographic, economic, social, environmental, urban and institutional conditions in which cities are developing. Chapter 4.1 addresses the issue of access to water and sanitation, conditions under which services are being provided and water management concerns. The issue of the human right to water and sanitation is addressed in the last part of the chapter.
  • Geographical coverage: Latin America and the Caribbean, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Paraguay
  • Main themes: Financing, Human right to water and sanitation, Poverty, Poverty reduction, Risk management, Sanitation, Tariffs, Urban areas, Urbanization, Utility services, Water management, Water operators, Water supply, Water treatment
  • Main target audience: Financial community, International community, Local communities, Local governments, Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Project managers, Project planners, Utility managers
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Assessment
  • Type of resource: Assessment report
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Published in 2015