Shanty Towns Hana&Nuha3 B

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Shanty Towns Hana&Nuha3 B

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

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