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informal settlement

n
(Sociology) euphemistic South African a squatter camp
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The informal settlement is situated between a cliff-top and the highway of the Ring Road, and in the event of transporting an urgent case to the hospital, residents would have to carry the person in need of intensive care down the elevated area, cross the highway, and either flag down a micro bus or a taxi.
BEYRUT (CyHAN)- On the morning of 8 November, scores of Syrian refugee children at the Omariya informal settlement in east Lebanon held a joyful demonstration amongst the tents in their camp.
One informal settlement study area is located outside the Cape Town city centre in a high-density area, while the other is located within a lower-density housing area.
The Gauteng Department of Health confirmed that two people living in the Chicken Farm informal settlement in Kliptown, Soweto, died after contracting the waterborne disease.
A busy dual carriageway and the railway link the city and the Central Business District (CBD) with the rapidly urbanising mix of formal housing and informal settlement that is Khayelitsha.
SEATTLE -- "Starbucks Coffee Company (Nasdaq:SBUX) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an informal settlement agreement with Region 2 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), resolving all unfair labor practice charges filed by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) Local 660.
Addressing the worldwide issue of informal settlement has been a focus of international agencies including UN-HABITAT, which adopted a resolution in April calling for sustainable urbanization through equitable access to land, housing, basic services, and infrastructure.
A study was therefore conducted involving 334 adult residents of an informal settlement in Soweto in 1999 (before relocation to a new housing estate or site tenure allocated), and in 2001 and 2003 (after relocation).
Tenders are invited for Slum & Informal Settlement under Affordable Housing for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) with Pre cast Concrete Technology alongwith all relevant siteinfrastructure, Internal El & PH.
A rockslide occurred in the informal settlement of Manshiyet Nasser located near the Mokattam hill in Cairo at dawn Saturday, Khaled Mostafa, a spokesperson for the Cairo Governorate confirmed in statements to Daily News Egypt.
The work has already started in Kilimanjaro and Havana informal settlements in Windhoek, DRC informal settlement in Swakopmund, and in Nkurenkuru and Engela in the north of the country.
Yet the remaining physical fabric was too precious to squander, so the house has been rebuilt under the auspices of the Informal Settlement Division of the Urban Foundation to serve as a social and administrative centre for the surrounding community.
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