Effects on the people living in squatter settlements

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  • Effects on the lives of people living in squatter settlements
    • diseases like typhoid and malaria can be caught but the people have no medicine to treat these illnesses
    • houses can be very small with several people living inside
      • very crowded and claustrophobic
    • lack of hygiene
    • often built on hillsides, rain causes flash floods which cause landslides so homes can get damaged
    • favelas aren't safe as there is crime, drug trafficking and violence
    • sewage open in drains and dirty water causes a health risk
  • favelas aren't safe as there is crime, drug trafficking and violence

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