PARTICIPATORY SLUM UPGRADING



PARTICIPATORY SLUM UPGRADING PROGRAMME (PSUP)

A slum is a deprived urban area, often not recognized and addressed as an integral or equal part of a city, town or human settlement, and whose inhabitants have inadequate housing and inadequate access to basic urban services. A slum household is a group of individuals living under the same roof who lack one or more of the following basic amenities: access to clean water; improved sanitation; durable housing; adequate living space; and security of tenure.