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A Rapid Verification Study on the Informal Settlements and Backyard Shacks’ Backlog and Trends within the Eastern Cape A Rapid Verification Study on the Informal Settlements and Backyard Shacks’ Backlog and Trends within the Eastern Cape HOT

Extensive scoping, enumeration and enquiries at municipalities across the Eastern Cape from October 2009 to March 2010 has revealed that there are in the region of 225,000 households living in informal settlements or backyard shacks. These were primarily concentrated within the two large urban areas, Buffalo City and Nelson Mandela Metro.

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Version 2010
Category Scoping studies
Author Udesh Pillay, Stephen Rule, Margot Ruben, Lejone Ntema