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How insecurity and eviction threats affect people's capacities

Watch video Braima Koroma Francis Reffell SLURC YMCA sierra leone freetown insecurity tenure eviction impact capacity informal settlement in Freetown

Following on from the previous video, Braima Koroma from SLURC and Francis Reffell from YMCA Sierra Leone further discuss the impact that the threat of eviction has on informal settlements, and in particular, on the infrastructure and building types found in those areas.

  • What policies towards informal settlements can unleash residents’ resources and capacities, and so improve their lives? Can you think about a positive example?

Please write a paragraph and feel free to add a link to a story where fellow participants can learn more about the example you have identified.

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