OF ALL AMERICANS LIVE IN UNHEALTHY NEIGHBORHOODS THAT ARE MARKED BY LIMITED JOB OPPORTUNITIES, LOW-QUALITY HOUSING, POLLUTION, LIMITED ACCESS TO HEALTHY FOOD AND FEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, ACCORDING TO A REPORT RECENTLY ISSUED BY THE ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION.

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Starker still, the United Nations
once estimated that more than
million people
worldwide die each year from
conditions related to
substandard housing.

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Decent, affordable housing
in healthy and revitalized
neighborhoods around
the world can help families
escape such hazards.

 

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44 percentEmory University once found that children
living in Habitat homes in Malawi were
percent
less likely to contract malaria and
respiratory diseases.

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