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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Summary: The apartment block was located in a slum area on the outskirts of the Egyptian capital
ISLAMABAD -- Two people were killed on Thursday after armed men opened fire at each other over a domestic dispute in a slum area of the federal capital.
Islamabad -- Islamabad police on Thursday raided a distillery in capital's slum area which led to the recovery of a huge quantity of liquor, according to the police.
At kung makikita niyo yung area na 'yon, it's a squatter area, slum area, kung saan 'yung address ng consignee.
ISLAMABAD -- Two children died on Friday night due to fire erupted here at houses in slum area at Sector F-11, Golra police source said.
This comparative descriptive pilot study was conducted at two primary schools randomly selected one from posh and other from slum area of Patna, Bihar.
This brought with it a lot of hardships, but also surprising insights in the resilience of the slum dwellers who although living in extreme poverty manage to cope with external threats--of which the recurring floods and the ever looming danger of clearance of the slum area by the government were the most critical.
He said the ministry shares the concerns of slum area tenants and is building units to allow residents to relocate.
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.
5% were using purely public services in rural area where as only 8% were using it in urban slum area (p<0.
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.