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What's urbanisation?
increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas compared to rural areas.
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Case study -Kiberia- Squatter settlements (People) fact 1
Between 800,000 and 1 million people live in shanty towns in an area of 255 hectares.
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Case study -Kiberia- Squatter settlements fact 2
Population density is so high that people have 1m³ of space each
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Case study -Kiberia- Squatter settlements fact 3
Over 100,000 children are found to be orphans due to hiv/aids.
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Case study -Kiberia- Squatter settlements fact 4
Crime is rife and vigilante, groups offer protection at a price
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Case study -Kiberia- Squatter settlements fact 5
Police are reluctant to enter the slum, homes have a community spirit of homes kept clean and residents welcome visitors
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Case study -Kiberia- Squatter settlements (Living conditions) fact 1
Homes are made of mud,plastered over boards,wood or corrugated iron sheeting
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Case study -Kiberia- Squatter settlements (Living conditions) fact 2
Paths between the houses are irregular,narrow and often have a ditch running down the middle which is the Sewage
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Case study -Kiberia- Squatter settlements (Living conditions) fact 3
Rubbish litters area as its not collected and the area smells of charcoal used to provide fuel of a human waste
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Case study -Kiberia- Squatter settlements (Living conditions) fact 4
A standpipe may supply water for up to 40 families
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Case srudy - Kiberia - Squatter settlements ( Attempts to improve) fact 1
British charity has been responsible for low cost roofing tiles made from sand and clay adding lime and natural fibres to soil to create blocked use for buildings that are cheaper than concrete
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Case srudy - Kiberia - Squatter settlements ( Attempts to improve) fact 2
United nations human settlements programme has provided affordable electricity to some parts of the slum at 300 Kenyan shillings per shack
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Case srudy - Kiberia - Squatter settlements ( Attempts to improve) fact 3
Two main water pipes- One provided by the council and one provided by the world bank at a cost of 3 Kenyan shillings per 20 litres.
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Case srudy - Kiberia - Squatter settlements ( Attempts to improve) fact 4
Improving sanitation is difficult and the progress is more slower
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Case srudy - Kiberia - Squatter settlements ( Attempts to improve) fact 5
Charities such as Red cross are supporting these improvements
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