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Port Moresby’s Squatter Settlements

A Housing Crisis in Papua New Guinea’s Capital is Bringing Social Empowerment to Squatter Communities

Rapid urbanization is putting pressure on infrastructure and public services in the urban centers of developing Pacific Island states, as much as it is across the globe, with 50 percent of the world’s people now living in cities as of 2010, spawning vast shantytowns, call them favelas, squatter settlements or what.