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February 7, 2012

Kibera, Nairobi: Coping and Responses to the Infrastructure Gap

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By Heather Zanoni Gap Kibera is made of 12 villages and is the largest slum in Kenya. Located in Nairobi, 5 kilometers from the central

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Kibera
February 7, 2012

El Alto, Bolivia: Responses to Water Supply Infrastructure Gap

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By Ruth Sabai Water Politics in the El Alto Slum of Bolivia The City of El Alto is located in Metro La Paz (Bolivia), with

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February 7, 2012

Manshiat Nasser, Cairo: Coping and Responses to Infrastructure Gaps

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By Shetal Shah Manshiat Nasser in the Governorate of Cairo, Egypt is a mega-slum built on government-owned land in close proximity to Cairo’s city center.

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February 7, 2012

Cape Flats, Cape Town: Coping and Responses to Infrastructure Gaps

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By Oisin O’Brien The Cape Flats is a region of metropolitan Cape Town located to the south and east of the city center. A conglomerate

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February 7, 2012

City of the Dead, Cairo: Coping and Responses to Infrastructure Gaps

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By Lauren Himiak Living in a City of the Dead After 1973, government policy in Egypt shifted from a socialist, public-sector economy to an open-door,

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February 7, 2012

Cité Soleil, Port Au Prince: Coping and Responses to Infrastructure Gaps

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By Amy Hunter The densely populated and violent Cité Soleil is located on the northern perimeter of Haiti’s capital. It is bordered by the vestiges

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Cite Soleil, Port au Prince
February 7, 2012

Neza-Chalco-Itza, Mexico City: Coping and Responses to Water Supply Constraints

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By Alison Dalton Smith Unmapped and Unknown: Neza-Chalco-Itza, Mexico City Mexico City’s Neza-Chalco-Itza slum has four million people (Jacobson, 2007). Land area of the slum

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February 7, 2012

Agege, Lagos: Coping and Responses to Infrastructure Deficits

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By Pablo Arboleda Diagnostic Agege is one of 16 Local Government Areas of Metropolitan Lagos. It is located in 11 square kilometers area in northern

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Agege
February 7, 2012

Cono Sur, Lima: Coping and Responses to Inadequate Water Supply

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By Kannika Phadoungxath Cono Sur slum is located in southern Lima, Peru and is one of six regions in the Lima Metropolitan Area, with a

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Cono-Sur
February 7, 2012

Masina, Kinshasa: Coping and Responses to Infrastructure Gaps

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By Lina Federiko Gap Masina slum is located in southeast region of Kinshasa, the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo. Kinshasa lies on the left

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