Solutions to problems in developing world cities

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  • Created by: caits
  • Created on: 08-04-14 11:44

Self Help Schemes - Some materials and basic resources provided (e.g. water + electricity) but residents are encouraged to help improve their own environment as a community 

Adavantages:

  • Gain more space to live in
  • Doesn't require massive government investment
  • Improved buildings
  • Strong sense of community

Disadvantages:

  • People may not be able to help themselves
  • No organisation
  • Don't have rights/own the land
  • Fire risks/asbestos/unsafe
  • Slow process
  • Didn't address…

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