Poor Sanitation in Slums

Poor sanitation, and waste disposal has left the residents of Viwandani slum, prone to disease outbreak. According to experts, slum conditions may make the settlements a breeding ground for tomorrow’s pathogens. Health problems such as malnutrition, diarrhoea, cholera and typhoid fever are already common, especially when water is mixed with industrial and sewage effluent.

More can be seen at http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2010/sep/28/kenya-slums-poor-sanitation-disease-exploitation

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