Sheet Metal Shack
Sheet Metal Shack was just a lark. I thought corrugated metal, all rusted and painted different colours, was "scenic." Now as a result of this lark I have had a quick education about life in some of the poorest slums around the world. I learn more every day.

Perhaps some of you will also come here to look and stay to learn. I have so far covered some of South Africa's Khayelitsha; Kenya's Kibera slum in Nairobi; Dharavi in Mumbai, India; Cite Soleil in Haiti; the Petare in Caracas, Venezuela; Brazil's Favelas; Jakarta, Indonesia; and Manila in the Philippines. Unfortunately there will be many more.

Learn more about How Slums Develop: http://theperfectslum.blogspot.com
More links as I find them.
Sheet Metal Shack
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bassman5911:

Shack by MegMoggington on Flickr.
I captured this as we were on our way to film a short documentary, about the way in which sustainability is the best way forward for informal settlements in places like Kayamandi.
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hiromitsu:

SALE on the roof by briyen on Flickr.
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cypulchre:

Monorail passing over a shanty town in Mumbai, India 
courtesy of tofuDragon
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bassman5911:

Shacks, Trees & Mountains by Ockert on Flickr.
http://www.youtube.com/attribution_link?a=vcoT-6Q0YYY&u=/watch?v=XOLOLrUBRBY&feature=share
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Medical Relief in the Philippines by operation.blessing on Flickr.
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Tifón Haiyan-Yolanda en Filipinas (Erik de Castro - Reuters) by mansunides on Flickr.
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Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan Philippines by moelzcore on Flickr.
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Phillippines, Typhoon Haiyan: Makeshift shelter by Christian Aid Images on Flickr.