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SLUMS REHABILITATION

Tabassum Rehmani

Tabasum Rahmani
(HBFCL)

What are slums?

The word “slum” is often used to describe informal settlements within cities that have inadequate housing and squalid, miserable living conditions. They are often overcrowded, with many people crammed into very small living spaces. These settlements lack basic municipal services such as water, sanitation, waste collection, storm drainage, street lighting, paved sidewalks and roads for emergency access. Most also do not have easy access to schools, hospitals or public places for the community to gather… Read more

United Nations Human Settlements Programme
(UN-Habitat)

Streets as tools for urban transformation in slums

During the last 50 years, governments have implemented a wide range of slum upgrading projects and programmes of varying scale and scope and with different levels of impact. The lessons learned from these experiences and the knowledge developed by UN-Habitat demonstrate that technically slum upgrading is an easy and straightforward urban regeneration intervention – there is sufficient experience, knowledge, skills and know-how to be drawn upon internationally… Read more

Tabasum Rahmani
(HBFCL)

Slum Rehabilitation with Fast Track Construction Techniques

Introduction: Slum is an area with heavy population living in substandard housing which lacks basic and civics amenities. Urbanization, growing population and migration pressurizes cities leading to overflowing infrastructure, increase in urban poverty. The rehabilitation of slum is necessary to provide fair and affordable houses to slum dwellers.… Read more

Tabasum Rahmani
(HBFCL)

Casting-Manufacturing Process of Fast Form Techniques for constructions in slums

It has been discussed elsewhere that, the rehabilitation of slum rehabilitation can be expedited by
following development techniques:
A. Tunnel form Technique
B. Rapid wall Technique
C. Alu-form Technique
This paper explains the casting/manufacturing processes related to all these techniques. .… Read more

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Tabasum Rahmani

Public Private Partnership (PPP) Models for Affordable Housing and Slums Development/Re-Development

There are a number of challenges facing for affordable housing and slums development, which are:
(a) High cost of land;
(b) Financing the land by builder/developer.
(c) The lack of clear title of document is a serious deterrent for participation by financial institutions and real estate
developers… Read more

Tabasum Rahmani
(HBFCL)

Development and improvement of slum, and conversion of it to formally settled area of mass habilitation

A slum is an urban informal settlement that is unfit for living because it lacks access to basic sanitation, drinking water, electricity etc.

This is ostensibly a first cut of research, personal information and observation and mental exercised based paper of the undersigned to eradicate slums through improvement in living conditions therein while accommodating the inhabitants of such slum areas, but not ejecting them, nor depriving them of their living rights. … Read more

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