World Resources Institute (WRI) Report: Some Cities Lack of Access to Services

The report finds unequal access to high-quality, reliable and affordable essential infrastructure.

According to Smart Cities, the report finds unequal access to high-quality, reliable and affordable essential infrastructure and services is reducing productivity, causing poor health, inflicting environmental damage and locking people into poverty for generations, and that one in three city dwellers globally and two in three city dwellers in low-income countries are “under-served” – lacking access to one or more core urban services, a new report finds. These municipal services include affordable running water and sanitation, consistent electricity, decent housing, reliable transport to work and school, safe cooking fuel and more.

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