Cities across Asia are buckling under an influx of 120,000 new people every day in a mass migration of people from rural to urban areas. The failure to house these people is creating a humanitarian crisis in slow motion, according to a new report.
Globally two people every second move from a rural area into a city — some 120,000 people a day. Almost a decade ago the world reached a milestone where more people lived in cities than in rural areas — a trend that continues to accelerate. Read this article
Safe and affordable housing is a basic requirement of life, yet over a million Australian households experience housing stress. Fortunately, one charity group is doing something about it by mobilising communities, building new homes and giving people interest-free loans. Read this article