Analytic Study of the urban Environment Problems – Acase study AL- ThowraQuarter in Hilla City


AbstractThe latest growth of urban population growth and economic, social, physical, cultural, and increased migration cause multiple problems on the environment of Hilla city, which make control of these problems and to develop policies and solutions difficult and haunts the planning and executive bodies in the city. Given the complexity of the problems caused by the phenomenon of urban growth, such as deterioration of the residential and environmental and increasing poverty and social problems. This research include study of four special problems, namely, (solid waste, health and poverty, residential slums) for the Althawra area in Hilla city, in order to develop policies and solutions to reduce the impact of these problems.This study has been achieved by the adoption of the theoretical method , field survey and office method , and the participation of experts and decision makers in the study areas, through:A –The analysis of the reality of the problem (as a sector) in the Althawra area (from the data and information office, which has been compiled from scientific sources and official bodies). B - The analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT analysis) by meeting with a group of experts and decision makers and members of local councils in the Althawra area.C - The most important conclusions, as well as a set of policies and solutions as recommendations.