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  • Shanty Towns Name: Farhana(8) & Noorun(20) Class: 3B
  • What are shanty towns?
    • Shanty towns are settlements of poverty people who live in improvised dwellings made from scrap materials.
    • They are mostly found in developing nations or partially developed nations with an unequal distribution of wealth.
    • One billion people now live in shanty towns.
  • How do shanty towns hinder the development of a country?
    • Poverty
    • Sanitation
    • Water vulnerability and risks
    • Pollution and natural hazards
    • No education for the young to gain knowledge, hence not able to find a job
  • What is the living condition like in shanty towns?
    • Collection of overcrowded poor quality housing which develop on poor land.
    • There are no services or amenities and are built of waste materials.
    • They are on the edge of cities on marginal land, waste tips, cemeteries or poor quality land unwanted by developers.
    • Poor living conditions, e.g. open sewers, lack of electricity
  • Where are they located?
    • Largest shanty town is located in Asia is the Orangi Township in Karachi, Pakistan
    • Largest in Africa is Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya
    • Others are located in South Africa, Australia, Canada, Philippines and Bangladesh
  • What can be done to improve the living conditions?
    • Provide water supply for the population
    • Build better infrastructure
    • Provide better sanitation
    • Open up jobs opportunities
    • Build shelters, schools