Characteristics of squatter settlements

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    • houses built from dried mud as the walls and corrugated iron for the roof
    • no toilets
    • no electricity between phone lines
    • no running water, sewage or electricity in homes
    • no paved roads or sewers
    • little space between houses
    • no infrastructure
    • extremely high density's
    • area smells strongly of human waste
    • no street lighting
    • diseases such as typhoid, malaria etc..
    • no privacy

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