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1

Percentage living in slums

60%

2

How many live here

800,000-1,000,000

3

Area covered

255 hectares

4

How many orphans

100,000

5

Disease

Extremely high rate of HIV and AIDS

6

What are houses made of

Mud, wood, corrugated iron sheeting

7

What can destroy houses

Often built on slopes so landslides

8

Sewage

No proper sewage system so it runs down the middle of streets

9

Smell

Smells of charcoal and sewage

10

Security

Vigilante groups offer security in exchange for payments
Police rarely enter due to unpleasant environment

11

Water source

1 for every 300 people

12

Location of Kibera

Opposite the Motoine river so often floods

13

British Charities

Practical Action- developing low cost roofing tiles
UK Government- funded sanitation prog

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