The issue of slums is not only seen in developing countries. Slum, which refers to an impoverished area where buildings are usually run-down and people live extremely poor quality of life, has also appeared in mainland China. According to the study by national survey office (NSO) on living conditions of low income groups, there were 9 million people living in slum areas across China at end of 2010. That was about 7 percent increase compared with 2005 data.

As each issue mentioned above suggests, dealing with slum is actually a complicated issue that requires multiple approaches. The following suggestions may be helpful for readers who are interested in this issue but have no idea how to handle it.

Slum as a global issue, tone of voice serious. Keywords include issue, management and slum. This article starts with an attention getter about the issue of slums being not only in developing countries but also China leading into issues that need to be dealt with when dealing with slums. I would consider this article informational due to the fact it gave me information about how many people are living in slums across China and what factors lead to them being there along with potential solutions which gives the reader alternatives if interested in helping out on this issue. I word banked issue, management, multiple approaches, attention getter, impoverished area where buildings are usually run-down and people live extremely poor quality of life, issue, approach (n.), potential solutions.

I thought this article was interesting to read about how slum has affected not only developing countries but also China. The issue of slums is very big issue that effects many people across the world and it’s great to see articles on this issue like this one. It clearly lays out all the different factors causing issues with slums as well as possible solutions which make it an informative topic for readers who are interested on this issue. I agree the issue definitely needs the attention it’s getting due to its magnitude across the world affecting so many people in poverty situations making me want to find ways to help out. From what I learned from this article it made me think that maybe volunteering or donating money would be a way to help out. I remember reading somewhere else about this issue and how one of the solutions was making sure everyone is registered for government welfare programs which included cash distribution. This issue can be a tough issue to deal with as there are many factors causing it but it’s great to see organizations like UNICEF working towards helping out on this issue around the world with information provided from articles like these.

The issue of slums is not only seen in developing countries. Slum, which refers to an impoverished area where buildings are usually run-down and people live extremely poor quality of life, has also appeared in mainland China. According to the study by national survey office (NSO) on living conditions of low income groups, there were 9 million people living in slum areas across China at end of 2010. That was about 7 percent increase compared with 2005 data.

As each issue mentioned above suggests, dealing with slum is actually a complicated issue that requires multiple approaches. The following suggestions may be helpful for readers who are interested in this issue but have no idea how to handle it.

First surprising fact was that slum has spread to mainland china, surprising because i thought the issue only appeared in developing countries which made me engage with this article more. Suggestions given were also helpful as they showed multiple ways of solving this issue which was one of the things I wanted to know most about when reading an article about slums so I could find my own ways to help out. Given information was also very helpful as it helped me understand more about how many people are living in slums and what factors lead to them being there which I found interesting.

The issue of slums has affected not only developing countries but also China, according to the NSO study there was 9 million people living in slum areas across China which is a staggering amount having such high numbers so far north on mainland China surprised me. I think one issue that could be causing this issue would be the huge number of rural-urban migrant workers coming for work with no place to stay so they all stay in shanty towns together driving up the population size in these kinds of areas causing an issue if nothing is done about it. Suggest

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