Slum surveys giving ‘invisible’ inhabitants a say in urban planning

Guardian: In 2005, Jeremiah Makori was asleep in his home in Nairobi's Deep Sea slum when he heard a voice outside. "We went to sleep as usual, and at midnight I heard a strange voice outside, [saying] move out and save your lives," he said. He rushed outside with his nightclothes on, carrying his two sons, and watched his home disappear. "It was all demolished. We lost everything." Makori had lived in the slum since 1998, having left his home in rural western Kenya to look for work in the city. Although......

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