slum area


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Noun1.slum area - a district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditionsslum area - a district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions
city district - a district of a town or city
shantytown - a city district inhabited by people living in huts and shanties
skid row - a city district frequented by vagrants and alcoholics and addicts
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slum area

nquartiere m povero
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Recently demolished Sector I-11 slum area has been fenced and grading of the roads has been completed.
He said the ministry shares the concerns of slum area tenants and is building units to allow residents to relocate.
I WOULD like to add to L Reman's letter (Mail, January 20) regarding the selfish and thoughtless people who basically turn our roads into a slum area by parking on grass verges, spoiling our quality of life, with no response from the council or police.
Anum was born to a family living in one of the slum area of Karachi near Shah Latif town of Ismail Jokiou Goth.
Malda District (West Bengal), May 15 ( ANI ): A raging fire charred to death a two-year-old toddler and a 65- year- old woman, besides reducing to ashes over 100 huts in a slum area of West Bengal's Malda District late on Wednesday.
It has been observed that present slowly the people were coming and settling in the slum area of I-10 and the concerned authorities were doing nothing in this regard.
I remember visiting a Filipino friend once who had fallen on hard times and moved to a slum area in Ruwais.
Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe inaugurated a community mobilization centre, a computer lab, two community restaurants in Cite Maria, a slum area in the capital, where he also supervised home renovation works and other social infrastructure initiatives.
We are slowly being ground into a slum area through student landlords' greed - let's see what the new councillors do with their authority.
We don't know where all the international aid is going…we don't know why the government isn't able to provide us with basic shelter," said Yahya, a man living in Kabul's Chaman-e-Babrak slum area who spoke to Amnesty International.
ElBaradei, 68, the former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, said a brief but moving encounter with a man from a slum area years ago who had to walk some distance to fetch clean water inspired him to pursue ways to serve his country.