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1

What were the causes of air pollution?

Increased car use
Factories have no regulations and burn fossil fuels
Burning rubbish

2

What were the effects of air pollution?

Visual pollution - smog
Health problems asthma
Contributes to global warming

3

What were the attempt to manage air pollution?

Metro system
Filters on chimneys
Monitoring and enforcing regulations on factories

4

What were the causes of water pollution?

Old sewage system
Sewers don't extend to all areas
High population growth = sewers can't cope

5

What were the effects of water pollution?

Disease spread
Sewage on streets
Contaminated drinking water

6

What were the attempts to manage water pollution?

Sewers have been extended to poor areas
Traditional collectors now have a licence to collect in poor areas and recycle ♻️

7

What were the causes of traffic?

More cars
Old cars = more pollution

8

What were the effects of traffic?

Traffic congestion
Air and noise pollution
Can cause health problems- asthma

9

What are the attempts to manage traffic?

Built a metro link
New ring road built

10

What were the causes of the housing problem?

Urban sprawl
Not enough housing for population
High birth rates and high rates of migration

11

What are the effects of the housing problem?

High population density = 33000 people per square km
Over crowding
People bought houses illegally on state owned irrigated own lands which was reserved for farming and food

12

What were the attempts to manage the housing problem?

Improving slum conditions
Plan for 40 new settlements capable of housing 15 million people with services and jobs

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