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Mauritania: Urban Upgrades

 

January 28th, 2011—Drought and poverty over the years have sent tens of thousands of Mauritanians flocking to the country’s cities in search of better life. Many of them live in shantytowns, with little or no basic services. A government project is now working to improve the conditions for these people, beginning with improved housing, health and education.

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