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The Phnom Penh survey: A study on urban poor settlements in Phnom Penh

The report of a 2013 survey conducted to update previous research on urban poor settlements in the Phnom Penh and produce current maps of their locations. This report summarises the data collected, and provides analysis and recommendations for key stakeholders intended to help lead to positive outcomes for the urban poor. The study found 340 urban poor settlements in Phnom Penh. The research shows that the trend of a decreasing percentage of settlements in the inner Khans and a corresponding increase in outer Khan settlements has continued. Overall, the number of urban poor settlements has decreased since 2009 from 410 to 340, with a corresponding decrease of 7,000 in overall number of urban poor families.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
  • Land
  • Land and housing rights and evictions
  • Land classifications
  • The poor
  • Urban administration and development
  • Urban development trends
  • Urban policy and administration
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Copyright No
Version / Edition 1.0
License unspecified

Author (individual) Fukuzawa, Meg
Co-author (individual) Lindström, Nora (ed.)
Publication place Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Publisher Sahmakum Teang Tnaut (STT)
Publication date 2014
Pagination 63 p.
Date uploaded October 1, 2015, 13:45 (UTC)
Date modified June 17, 2016, 11:26 (UTC)