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Overcrowding. ARIAtlas.org. In an increasingly urban world, ARIs can spread rapidly. Source: ARIAtlas.org , World Lung Foundation 2010. Global Impact.

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Overcrowding

Overcrowding

ARIAtlas.org


In an increasingly urban world aris can spread rapidly
In an increasingly urban world, ARIs can spread rapidly.

Source: ARIAtlas.org, World Lung Foundation 2010


Global impact
Global Impact

  • By 2015, more than 75 percent of the world’s slum dwellers will live in sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Asia, in conditions that promote the spread of ARIs.

  • By 2050, almost 70 percent of the world’s population will live in cities.


Global impact1
Global Impact

  • Alleviating overcrowding is closely tied to broader efforts to address poverty, manage growth, improve urban infrastructure, and foster economic development.


More than 75 percent of the world’s slum dwellers will soon live in sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Asia, where ARIs are already rampant.

Distribution of Slum Population (2015 projections)

Source: ARIAtlas.org, World Lung Foundation 2010


Actions That Make a Difference soon live in

  • To improve housing conditions and strengthen communities:

  • Build housing that meets appropriate standards for ventilation, density, and habitable space per person. The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers and the International Society of Indoor Air Quality are among those recommending and evaluating healthy standards.


Actions That Make a Difference soon live in

  • Provide resources that allow the urban poor to own land and build or improve their own housing. Efforts to organize and strengthen communities should emphasize local assets and resiliency.

  • Promote community input and collective efforts to improve living conditions. Non-governmental organizations with proven track records in engaging affected populations need resources, technical assistance, and other support to manage these efforts.


Actions That Make a Difference soon live in

  • Develop creative planning, land-use, and transportation policies that accommodate sustainable growth. Effective leadership, broad-based participation, and partnerships are essential tools for success.