Squatter settlements

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  • Created by: Anya
  • Created on: 21-05-14 12:47

Dharavi, Mumbai

  • On outskirts of megacity
  • Set up by people migrating from rural areas to find more jobs
  • 1 million people per one squared mile
  • No permission to be there

Characteristics

  • Built on rubbish tip
  • Older permanent houses in better condition and more towards the middle of settlement
  • New houses on outskirts and made of wood/ corregated iron
  • Water rationed at 3.30 turns on for two hours

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