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Cities are where the major job markets are available. These are where self-sustained residential facilities are available. Cities are where proper educational facilities, healthcare services and many such essentials are easily available. So a life in the city might, from the outside, appear to be the most convenient one. But when you look deep down, cities all over the world are facing a lot of issues big and small. Luckily today the lack of jobs is not among them as many people do Quantum code trading. Here are some of the common issues that popular cities are currently facing:

Healthcare:

It is true that advanced healthcare facilities, well equipped hospitals are all found in the cities. But in the current scenario, not all the residents of the cities fall in the higher income groups. The medical care facilities available in cities are expensive. Not all residents of the cities can bear large medical bills. Another issue is the substance abuse cases. The number of substance abuse cases recorded in the cities is increasing.

Financing of water table management:

The ground water tables in several major cities have been dwindling. The population density of the cities are increasing rapidly. So with the increasing population, the demands for water also goes up. This is resulting in the depletion of ground water. This means that larger funds are to be made available to effectively manage the ground water table of the cities. Cities can invest more on rain water harvesting methods and better drainage facilities which can prove fruitful in the long run. Water infrastructure is one area that is calling for larger investments in the cities. This also leads to the need for spending a lot for water in the cities.

Poor energy management:

The focus is now slowly shifting to smart grids. Several governments are subsidizing and granting benefits for those who choose sustainable energy sources. This is because non-renewable sources of energy are not just depleting fast but also taking a toll on the overall environment. This is true especially in the cities. Every house has a refrigerator, air conditioning facilities and several such sources of harmful CFCs (chlorofluoro carbon) that is damaging the ozone layer. This is further leading to the worsening of the climatic conditions in the major cities. Poor energy management is the reason why several cities are becoming warmer.

Bad fiscal health and ill-managed businesses:

People come to cities mainly for the ample job offers cities offer. But some cities are reaching a saturation. Conventional job markets are not the same anymore. Gig economy is changing the financial state of the cities. A well-planned budget would help improve the fiscal health of the cities. Given the rise in the number of startups and small businesses in every sector, cities should also focus on encouraging budding entrepreneurs. A flourishing business big or small can open up more jobs in the cities. This in turn can help improve the economic status of those regions.

Besides the above mentioned challenges, major cities are also seeing issues in regards to the safety of the residents a balance in the cultural diversity and lots of other issues.

Violence Prevention programs:
Priya Jagannathan
City of Oakland, Department of Human Services
510-238-2360
pjagannathan@oaklandnet.com

Oakland Police Department:
Officer Roland Holmgren
Public Information Officer
Oakland Police Department
510-238-7230
rholmgren@oaklandnet.com

Oakland Fire Department:
Captain Melinda Drayton
Oakland Fire Department
510- 238-4037
mdrayton@oaklandnet.com