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the future in postapocalyptic fiction is usually a combination of elegantly dirty monochrome and soft vintage relics. The reality will be an ugly chaos of discarded plastic and rotting waste. rubbish_inside_kowloon_w_c

We must show that we have not forgotten those in Syria. #WithSyria http://chn.ge/1dpvr0l

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

For the last month, photographer Narciso Contreras has been showing the destruction in Aleppo, Syria. Here, people walk past damaged homes during heavy fighting between Free Syrian Army fighters and government forces

Now for the other side of Mumbai. The poverty in Mumbai makes me really greatful for all the blessings and comfort that I have in my life.

This is a picture of the Dharavi Slum in Mumbai. Dharavi is one of the largest slums in the world. There is so much pollution in the water and on land that people are living on top of the houses.

Dhravi Slum, Mumbai, India; Courtesy of Flickr User ToGa Wanderings; Licensed via Creative Commons

Slum Rehabilitation Promise to Mumbai's 20 Million

Dhravi Slum, Mumbai, India is home to nearly one million residents living far below accepted standards for living.

Dilapidated: When the White Building was first built in Cambodia's Phnom Peng slum, it was hailed as the pinnacle of modern living - but today is little more than a crumbling ruin, where people fear the next crack could be the one which brings it all crashing to the ground

'White Building' is now slum city in Phnom Penh

The White Building in Cambodia’s Phnom Peng slum was once the pinnacle of modern day living but today it's one of the last monuments to the urbanized poor.

Close up of Brazilian hillside Favelas, which are a common sight throughout Brazil's major cities, are home to millions of urban poor and rural migrants who leave the countryside seeking jobs. Many of the slums are plagued by violence linked to drug trafficking.

Close up of Brazilian hillside Favelas ~ a common sight throughout Brazil's major cities. Home to millions of urban poor and rural migrants who leave the countryside seeking jobs. Many of the slums are plagued by violence linked to drug trafficking.

Kibera slums in Nairobi, one of the most eye opening places I have ever been. The over powering smell has never left me.

"Father, break my heart for what breaks Yours." Kibera slums in Nairobi Beautiful Kenya!

The Life and Death of an Impossible City  Photographing Kowloon Walled City   https://www.kickstarter.com/stories/kowloon?ref=HappeningNewsletterAug1314

The Life and Death of an Impossible City Photographing Kowloon Walled City

Sewage flows through Asia's largest slum, Dharavi. Ref pic for Paani

India - Sewage flows through Asia's largest slum, Dharavi.

Taidepajaharjoittelija, pajaohjaaja ja toiminnanohjaaja. Työskentelin Eeva Susi ry:n ylläpitämässä taidepajassa vuosina 2004-06. Teimme draamaprojekteja koulujen kanssa, nukketeatteria päiväkotilapsille ja luovaa toimintaa lastensuojelun asiakkaille. Toiminnanohjaajana suunnittelin ja toteutin kaiken toiminnan yhdessä harjoittelijoiden kanssa.

inspiration: cardboard favela (Brazilian slum dwellings) now this is pretty cool and I may use this idea as inspiration for a canal I want to build later on :)

Morro da Coroa ( Coroa slum ) at Santa Teresa quarter, Rio de Janeiro favela, Brazil. Christ the Redeemer and Corcovado in the background.

brazilian slums representing an unorganised structures invading the city centre of the brazilian city

Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The pretty colours are a mask for the challenges facing the Jalousie slum in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The neighbourhood of 50,000 sits on a secondary fault line and is without any water or sanitation system. (Chuck Bigger)

The pretty colors are a mask for the challenges facing the Jalousie slum in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The neighborhood of sits on a secondary fault line and is without any water or sanitation system.

Vertical Slums, Caracas, Venezuela. This home to 4,000 has 45 floors with no working elevator. Many apartments have no glass or walls. People carry heavy water jugs up the stairs. Pres. Hugo Chavez encouraged his followers to live there. The govt in 2014 was moving squatters to safer homes.

23 de Enero, Caracas, Venezuela de enero” is the name of one of Caracas biggest slums)

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