~Shanty Towns~

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~Shanty Towns~

  1. 1. ~Shanty Towns~ Done By: Renald De Xuan
  2. 2. What Are Shanty Towns? <ul><li>Shanty towns are settlements of poor people who live in improvised places made from scrap materials such as plastic, corrugated metal and plywood. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Where Are Shanty Towns Found And Built? <ul><li>Mostly found in developing nations, or partially developed nations with an unequal distribution of wealth. </li></ul><ul><li>Usually built on the periphery of cities and often do not have proper sanitation, electricity, or telephone services. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What Are The Living Conditions Like? <ul><li>No electricity or running water. </li></ul><ul><li>Efficient sewage system is rare. </li></ul><ul><li>In fact, if electricity is found, it is usually pirated from main lines. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Examples Of Shanty Towns In The World <ul><li>The Orangi Township in Karachi, Pakistan. </li></ul><ul><li>Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya. </li></ul><ul><li>Dharavi in Mumbai, India. </li></ul>
  6. 6. How Do Shanty Towns Hinder Development In Countries? <ul><li>Live in poverty. </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of education and medical services. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not have proper jobs – primary sector. </li></ul><ul><li>Income earned is low. </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute little wealth to its country. </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot further develop things – infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><li>High rates of crime, suicide, drug use and disease. </li></ul>
  7. 7. What Can Be Done To Improve The Lives In Such Settlement? <ul><li>Provide proper education for people to find jobs. </li></ul><ul><li>Build modern houses for people to live. </li></ul><ul><li>Prevent the rise in crime rate. </li></ul>

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