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close this bookLiving Conditions of Low-income Older Persons in Human Settlements UNCHS (Habitat) (HABITAT, 1999, 38 p.)
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close this folderIV. COUNTRY CASE STUDIES
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View the documentSydney, Australia
View the documentSantiago, Chile
View the documentBeijing, China
View the documentCairo, Egypt
View the documentBudapest, Hungary
View the documentNew Delhi, India
View the documentKingston, Jamaica
View the documentNairobi, Kenya
View the documentManila, Philippines
View the documentCape Town, South Africa
View the documentAnkara, Turkey
View the documentUnited States of America, the city of Newark/New Jersey


In May 1998 invitations to participate in the Survey were sent to organizations providing services to the ageing in 30 countries representing each world region. Leaders of voluntary national organizations for the ageing in the following cities agreed to undertake case studies including surveys and interviews of poor older residents in their cities: Sydney, Australia; Santiago, Chile; Beijing, China; Cairo, Egypt; Budapest, Hungary; New Delhi, India; Kingston, Jamaica; Nairobi, Kenya; Manila, Philippines; Cape Town, South Africa; Ankara, Turkey; Newark City in New Jersey, USA.

Summaries of each of the country case studies are presented below: