Mainly Colombia civil war fugitives live in shacks made from scrap plywood, metal, and sheets of plastic. Mainly Colombia civil war fugitives live in shacks made from scrap plywood, metal, and sheets of plastic.
This "invasión" is inhabited by very poor and dislaced Colombians (desplazados). This
The internal displacement (due to civil war) is one of the reasons why shanty towns uprised last years. The internal displacement (due to civil war) is one of the reasons why shanty towns uprised last years.
Rubbish picking is a common survive strategy for people living in this ghetto. Rubbish picking is a common survive strategy for people living in this ghetto.
Invasión (shanty town) do not have sanitation network, neither electricity. Invasión (shanty town) do not have sanitation network, neither electricity.
Children suffer high incidence of diseases due to unsanitary conditions and lack of health care. Children suffer high incidence of diseases due to unsanitary conditions and lack of health care.

Invasión (a shanty town) in Bogotá

Bogotá, Colombia – 12 April 2006

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i've been in colombia and these are the ugliest parts of this awsome country, this is a case of extreme poverty, the situation of 2 or 3 percent of the population, mostly displaced people. the other people live in beautiful and comfortable houses. displaced people lived comfortably until guerilla(farc) stole their belongings in the countryside, people who had to scape from THEIR houses to the city carrying NOTHING with them. what you people are watching in these pictures is just one of the many damages that FARC has caused to colombia. :@

Kathy

04.08.2010 – 10:14