As urban populatiCC'lS in developing countries oootinue to grow rapidly, cne of the nest critical issues in the Third W:lrld has beoane p:rovidirYJ shelter and other basic services such as clean water, heal th clinics, and sewage disposal to the urban poor. This book of nine case studies of urban programs and projects in Ind:oesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Korea, India, and Sri Lanka focuses en impediments to slum upgrading. The authour discuss each project's evoluticn, the capabilities and resources of inplenenting agencies, the problems of interagency relaticoships and coordinaticn, costs and funding, the difficulties of developing effective linkages with poor cx:mnunities, and the accessibility of the new services to the urban poor.
List of Tables and Figures -- Foreword /Hidehiko Sazanami -- 1. Reaching the Urban Poor: An Intrcxluction /G. Shabbir Oleerna -- 2. Nadi Integrated Social Services Program /Kuala Lunpur, Lim Hong Hai -- 3. Lahore Walled City Upgrading Project /Vigar Ahmed -- 4. Management of Integrated Social Services for the Poor: The case of BonJchun-dong, Seoul /Whang In-Joung -- 5. Provision of Services to the Urban Poor: A case Study of Lahore Katchi Abadis, Feroza Ahsan. -- 6. Environmental Health and Community Development Project: A case Study in the Slums and Shanties of Colombo /S. Tilakaratna, S. Hettige, and Wilfred Karunaratna -- 7. Blook Grants Project in Surabaya, S. Tarigan, Soedarjo, and Saukat Sacheh -- 8. Irrproving Urban Settlements for the Poor: case Studies of Dandora and Cllaani Projects in Kenya /James O. Kayila -- 9. Upgrading Olaleye-Ipoori Slun in Lagos Metropolitan Area /Paulina Makinwa-Adebusoye -- 10. Hyderabad Urban Community Development Project /William J. Cousins and Catherine Goyder -- 11. Providing Urban Basic Services: A Corporative Analysis, Clarence Shubert -- About the Contributors – Index.