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◆ Has over 4 mil­lion res­i­dents.

◆ There are only three po­lice sta­tions for the en­tire com­mu­nity.

◆ There is one dis­trict hospi­tal with a ca­pac­ity of 400 000 and three day hos­pi­tals.

◆ It is the largest and fastest grow­ing

town­ship in the prov­ince.

◆ The area is sub­di­vided into 26 sub­places, most of which are in­for­mal set­tle­ments and only 45% make up for­mal hous­ing.

◆ In­for­mal set­tle­ments are pre­dom­i­nantly made of tim­ber and sheet metal, closely built and fires are a con­stant prob­lem.

◆ High pop­u­la­tion den­sity with not enough re­sources to sup­port the full pop­u­la­tion.

◆ Jobs are in short sup­ply.

◆ There are 20 pri­mary and sec­ondary schools in the area.

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