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Flashcards in RIO=Urban Issues And Challenges Deck (21):
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CHALLENGE IN RIO:
In 2013 only ______ of the city had a local family health care clinic.

55%

2

CHALLENGE IN RIO:
What percentage of children don't continue with education over the age of 14 in Rio?

50%

3

CHALLENGE IN RIO:
12% of Rio's population don't have access to _______

Water

4

CHALLENGE IN RIO:
Only _____% of people in favelas are unemployed.

20%

5

CHALLENGE IN RIO:
Air pollution causes _______ deaths per year in Rio.

5000

6

CHALLENGE IN RIO:
Rio is the most _____________ city in South America.

Congested

7

{What challenge contradicts this opportunity?}
60km of new power lines have been installed to provide power for the city.

This only provides for 30% of the city and many people who live in the favelas have to steal their electricity.

8

{What challenged contradicts this opportunity?}
By 2014 95% of the people had mains water supply.

5% had no mains water supply and the nearest hospital is 13km away. 12% of Rios population did not have access to running water.

9

{What challenge contradicts this opportunity?}
Rio is shown as having a lot of job opportunities for migrants.

There is a lot of crime and many drug dealings because there is so much unemployment. (20/100 deaths are from murders)

10

What's a push factor?

Something that drives you away from where you currently are.

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What's a pull factor?

A factor that attracts you to leave where you are to go somewhere else.

12

What is natural increase?

When the birth rate is higher than the death rate.

13

Where is Rio de Janeiro?

It is in South America, in Brazil on the coast.

14

What is population distribution?

The way that people are spread out in an area.

15

What is population density?

The measure of how many people are living in an area, per Km square.

16

What does dereliction mean?

An area which once was used for human activity, but has not fallen into a state of disrepair and it is no longer used (it's been built on before)

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What does regeneration mean?

When an area of dereliction is being remade.

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What does urbanisation mean?

How much of your population lives in a town or city.

19

How do you find the rate of something?

Amount from the lowest and highest part of the year, then find the difference between them, then divide by the amount of years.

20

What's the change in Rio?

More people live in urban areas, not rural areas. More people are moving into the city, for job opportunities and culture.

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What is the definition of urban sprawl?

Urban sprawl describes the expansion of human populations away from central urban areas into low-density areas.