According to the UN, almost a billion people live in slums, with numbers set to rise in the future. So where are the world’s largest slums?
Slums: Some Definitions
“UN-HABITAT defines a slum household as a group of individuals living under the same roof in an urban area who lack one or more of the following:”
Housing & slum upgrading
“Rapid urbanization places remarkable strain on housing and serviced land.”
5 Biggest Slums in the World
“As people continue to migrate away from rural areas and into cities, cities that are growing to devour the land around it, the numbers of people living in slums, shanty towns and informal settlements are skyrocketing.”
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