Urbanization Problems

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At the moment, most of the developing world is becoming urban, which is called urbanization. The statistics showed that urban population in the world would almost double from 3.3 billion in 2007 to 6.3 billion in 2050. With the rapid development of the developing countries, there has an increasing interest in the study of urbanization. On the one hand, urbanization promotes the economic growth of the developing countries. On the other hand, it caused many environmental and healthy problems. As a result of the rapid urbanization, a string of problems came up to the top: environmental degradation, unsatisfying living standards and disease spreading. Undoubtedly, those problems have negative effects on people as well as their health. There has…show more content…
Therefore the aim of this essay is to analyze the influence of exponential urbanization on people’s health issues, and to propose some plausible measurements in order to solve the problem or to improve the present condition.

First of all, when urbanization expands to the new areas, it immediately contaminates the new areas by a variety of human activities, pollutions and diseases. With the change of the global environment and the expansion of the urban, an increasing number of populations have migrated from rural to urban. That is to say, pollutions and diseases are more likely to spread to newly expanded areas by human activities. One of the possible effects is that people will suffer from the consequences of pollutions and diseases, especially their physical wellbeing. In this case, China, as a developing country, seems to be a typical example for urban expansion. An article by LiYao (2010) pointed out that China was at the peak of urbanization. A growing number of rural stepped into the league of cities. However, subsequent problems were becoming increasingly prominent, including urban heat island, air and water
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But we also have to keep this kind of developing, due to our world need the developing. Exponential urban growth is having a profound effect on global health. The urbanization is like a kind of revolution; therefore the health problem is difficult to be solved. The best thing are keep this developing and also keep safety. In the course of the development of modern civilization, the costs of rapid urbanization overweight the benefits of which. In brief, the developing worlds take us the urbanization even it make some influence of our health. But we also have to keep this kind of developing, due to our world need the developing. The urbanization is like a kind of revolution, therefore the health problem can’t be solved. The best thing are keep this developing and also keep
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