Informal settlement


UN-Habitat issue paper III of 2016 stated that the population, economic activities, socialand cultural interactions, as well as environmental and humanitarian impacts, are increasingly concentrated in cities, p ossessing massive sustainabilitychallenges in terms of housing, infrastructure, basic services, food security, health, education, decent jobs, safety, and natural resources, among others. This is true to Kenyan cities and town which have massively increased in a short duration, causing emergence of informal settlements. Though people livingin informal settlements contribute to national economy, they live in deplorable conditions.


Living conditions are shocking and intolerable. Residents often live without water and sanitation, and are in constant fear ofeviction OHCHR

Mombasa Informal Settlement

Informal settlement existing in Mombasa

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