informal settlement


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informal settlement

n
(Sociology) euphemistic South African a squatter camp
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Some two weeks ago, four people died in a fire outbreak in an informal settlement opposite Southlands estate in Langata.
In that letter, I voiced out the common problems of residents in ungated and unsecured communities located nearby or in-between a superhighway and informal settlement like ours.
Upward filtering of housing stock: A study of upward filtering of housing stock as a consequence of informal settlement upgrading in developing countries.
The blaze killed one child, injured three and damaged tents in the informal settlement.
Housing Finance Strategies of Informal Settlement Dwellers: Factors of Influence and Impacts of Planned Interventions in Dar es Salaam
News phenomena informal settlement is visible since 1961 decade in Iran, when urbanization growth was at its height, and the country's cities have revealed serious problems and always rate it is increasing.
These thousands of starving and displaced people live at an informal settlement in northeastern Nigeria, according to NPR.
Magdi Mahmoud, a factory worker who lives with his family in the informal settlement of Abu Dahruj in southern Cairo, said the work should have stretched to schools and clinics.
Christine Gases from Otjiwarango was killed by her thirty-nin-year-old boyfriend in the Tsaraxa-Aibes informal settlement on 28 February at Otjlwarongo after he smashed her head with an axe.
On Monday morning, several truckloads of police personnel along with senior officials of the CDA and their bulldozers gathered along Faqir Aipee Road in Islamabad's I-11 sector, near an informal settlement of almost [20,000] working class citizens, often mistakenly referred to as "Afghan Basti".
Upgrading--or informal settlement improvement refers to supply a package of essential services.
Clip, Lisa Abou Khaled, UNHCR, saying (English): "The situation is still very difficult for refugees living in the most destitute types of shelter, like this informal settlement.
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