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My hometown sustainability


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My hometown sustainability

  1. 1. My Hometown Sustainability Rawang Task 2 (KKKH4284) Sustainability Urban Development Aqilah Madihah Shamsudin A132885
  2. 2. Rawang Rawang is a town in the district of Gombak, Selangor.  It was the capital of Gombak until 1997. Rawang has shown a tremendous growth since the PLUS North South Highway was opened on the mid-1990's. The population of Rawang stands at 120,447 according to the GeoNames geographical database.
  3. 3. Population Growth Selangor has the largest population in Malaysia at 5,411,324 as of 2010. The state's ethics compositions consists of Malay 52.9%, Chinese 27.8%, Indian 13.3%, and other ethnic groups 6%. The ten most populated cities in Selangor as of 2010 are: Rank City Population 2010 1 Klang 1,113,851 2 Ampang Jaya 804,901 3 Subang Jaya 701,452 4 Shah Alam 671,282 5 Petaling Jaya 638,516 6 Cheras 601,534 7 Kajang 448,243 8 Selayang Baru 265,297 9 Rawang 194,577 10 Taman Greenwood 157,967
  4. 4. Air Quality The development of industrial sector in Rawang area lead to huge negative impact to the environment. For example, the cement production factory in Rawang area give negative impact to the air quality in Rawang
  5. 5. Biodiversity The variety of life on Earth, its biological diversity is commonly referred to as biodiversity. The number of species of plants, animals, and microorganisms, the enormous diversity of genes in these species, the different ecosystems on the planet, such as deserts, rainforests and coral reefs are all part of a biologically diverse Earth. Rawang is located in urban area therefore the biodiversity of the area can be conclude as low.
  6. 6. Waste and Recycle Solid waste manage by Majlis Perbandaran Selayang. Solid waste management in Rawang quite good as MPS provide schedule for garbage collection for each area.
  7. 7. Transport The Rawang railway station is a railway station in Rawang, Selangor, Malaysia that serves as both the KTM Komuter (of the Rawang-Seremban Route) and KTM Intercity train services. A new and much bigger bus station located in the heart of the new town area was completed recently.
  8. 8. Education There are several primary and secondary schools in this town now: Primary schools  Sekolah Rendah Sinaran Budi (Formerly SRJK (Inggeris) Rawang.  Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) San Yuk 1  Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) San Yuk 2 Cawangan  Sekolah Kebangsaan Bandar Tasik Puteri  Sekolah Kebangsaan Bandar Tasik Puteri 2  Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Tamil) Rawang  Sekolah Rendah Agama Sungai Choh  Sekolah Rendah Jenis (Cina) Kota Emerald  SK Taman Desa 1  SK Taman Desa 2  SK Bukit Rawang Jaya  SK Bandar Baru Rawang  SK Rawang  SK Tun Teja
  9. 9. Secondary schools  Sekolah Menengah Seri Garing (Formerly SMJK (Inggeris) Rawang  Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bandar Tasik Puteri (SEMETRI)  Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Taman Desa (1) Country Homes  Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Taman Desa (2) Country Homes  Sekolah Berasrama Penuh Integrasi Rawang  Sekolah Menengah Agama Rawang (SAMER)  Sekolah Menengah Tun Perak
  10. 10. Health and Healthcare There are government Klinik Kesihatan in Rawang. Besides that, Klinik 1Malaysia also provided in Rawang area. There are a lot of private clinics in Rawang area.
  11. 11. Green Space On the trunk road, passengers are able to see Templer's Park, Hutan Lipur Sg. Kanching and the Commonwealth Forest Park. These are all forest reserves and are hot spots for jungle trekking and camping. Hutan Lipur Kanching that well maintained recreation park is located off the trunk road nr 1 to Ipoh, between Selayang and Rawang. The first part is perfectly suited for family trips.There are many nice picnic spots along the small stream.
  12. 12. Typical and in line with the aspirations of the trekker, Templer Park waterfall set the backdrop of a beautiful picnic and camping spot.
  13. 13. Climate Change Climate change is a significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods ranging from decades to millions of years. It may be a change in average weather conditions, or in the distribution of weather around the average conditions Even in Rawang area experience hot weather but it still can’t classifies as tropical monsoon climate
  14. 14. Food Have variety of local and international cuisine
  15. 15. Economic Base Rawang is currently experiencing steep development. Many new shops and houses are being constructed. In 2006, a new central market was opened to meet the increasing demand from the population while recently a new police station, bus and taxi stop were built. Industrial Production Construction
  16. 16. Employment Offer many job opportunities as Rawang open a lot more factory especially for production industry.
  17. 17. Eco Footprint The ecological footprint is a measure of human demand on the Earth's ecosystems. It is a standardized measure of demand for natural capital that may be contrasted with the planet's ecological capacity to regenerate.  It represents the amount of biologically productive land and sea area necessary to supply the resources a human population consumes, and to assimilate associated waste.
  18. 18. 0 2 4 6 8 10 Population growth Air quality Biodiversity Waste and recycling Eco footprint Transport Education Health and healthcare Green space Climate change Food Economic base Employment Spider chart for Rawang sustainable Urban Development