PAYATAS, FACE OF POVERTY

Posted on Jul 6, 2003  |   11765 views  

The capital of The Philippines, Manila is home to some eleven million inhabitants. It understandably suffers from many of the same problems that afflict cities of its size all over the world - poverty, crime, grid-locked traffic, pollution etc. Of these, the pollution problem is made worse by an infrastructure lagging years behind Western standards. In particular, the citys garbage has for many years been taken to the outlying suburb of Payatas, where it is dumped and openly incinerated

Philippines

MediumPhotography, Colour

Related Issues Poverty

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