Namibia housing crisis

Collection with 8 media items created by Transterra Editor

31 Dec 2012 12:00

20 Dec 2013 in Rehoboth , Namibia. Namibia, with a population of around 2 million, ranked fourth in 2012 for the biggest housing price increases in the world. Prices have dropped slightly in 2013 but are double what they were six years ago, putting it beyond the reach of most Namibians. More and more people are forced to live in corrugated iron shacks dotted around most big towns and the capital Windhoek. Photo/ Karel Prinsloo

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Namibia Housing Crisis 1
Rehoboth , Namibia
By Karel Prinsloo
20 Dec 2013

Belinda Beukes cleaning her yard in front of her corrugated iron shack in Rehoboth, Namibia. Beukes, like many other Namibians, cannot afford better housing as prices are double what they were six years ago.

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Namibia housing crisis 2
Rehoboth , Namibia
By Karel Prinsloo
31 Dec 2012

Tercuis Lewanschk pose on his motorbike in front of his corrugated iron shack , 20 Dec 2013 in Rehoboth , Namibia. Namibia, with a population of around 2 million, ranked fourth in 2012 for the biggest housing price increases in the world. Prices have dropped slightly in 2013 but are double what they were six years ago, putting it beyond the reach of most Namibians. More and more people are forced to live in corrugated iron shacks dotted around most big towns and the capital Windhoek. Photo/ Karel Prinsloo

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Namibia housing crisis 3
Rehoboth , Namibia
By Karel Prinsloo
31 Dec 2012

Elzette Kisting sit in front of her parents corrugated iron shack ,18 Dec 2013 in Rehoboth , Namibia.Namibia, with a population of around 2 million, ranked fourth in 2012 for the biggest housing price increases in the world. Prices have dropped slightly in 2013 but are double what they were six years ago, putting it beyond the reach of most Namibians. More and more people are forced to live in corrugated iron shacks dotted around most big towns and the capital Windhoek. Photo/ Karel Prinsloo

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Namibia housing crisis 4
Rehoboth , Namibia
By Karel Prinsloo
31 Dec 2012

Show Cloete text a friend inside her parents corrugated iron shack, 19 Dec 2013 in Rehoboth , Namibia.Namibia, with a population of around 2 million, ranked fourth in 2012 for the biggest housing price increases in the world. Prices have dropped slightly in 2013 but are double what they were six years ago, putting it beyond the reach of most Namibians. More and more people are forced to live in corrugated iron shacks dotted around most big towns and the capital Windhoek. Photo/ Karel Prinsloo

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Namibia housing crisis 5
Rehoboth , Namibia
By Karel Prinsloo
31 Dec 2012

Gunther Philander hold a goat in front of his grandfathers shack , 11 Dec 2013 just outside Rehoboth , Namibia. Gunther life with his granddad as his parents are working in a city a few hundred kilometres away.Namibia, with a population of around 2 million, ranked fourth in 2012 for the biggest housing price increases in the world. Prices have dropped slightly in 2013 but are double what they were six years ago, putting it beyond the reach of most Namibians. More and more people are forced to live in corrugated iron shacks dotted around most big towns and the capital Windhoek. Photo/ Karel Prinsloo

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Namibia housing crisis 6
Rehoboth , Namibia
By Karel Prinsloo
31 Dec 2012

Widower Melanie Januarie and her children stand in front of her corrugated iron shack, 17 Dec 2013 in Rehoboth , Namibia.Namibia, with a population of around 2 million, ranked fourth in 2012 for the biggest housing price increases in the world. Prices have dropped slightly in 2013 but are double what they were six years ago, putting it beyond the reach of most Namibians. More and more people are forced to live in corrugated iron shacks dotted around most big towns and the capital Windhoek. Photo/ Karel Prinsloo

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Namibia housing crisis 7
Rehoboth , Namibia
By Karel Prinsloo
31 Dec 2012

Washing and a car stand next to a corrugated iron shack , 19 Dec 2013 in Rehoboth ,Namibia. Namibia with a population of around 2 million, ranked fourth in 2012 for the biggest housing price increases in the world. Prices have dropped slightly in 2013 but are double what they were six years ago, putting it beyond the reach of most Namibians. More and more people are forced to live in corrugated iron shacks dotted around most big towns and the capital Windhoek. Photo/ Karel Prinsloo

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Namibia housing crisis 8
Rehoboth , Namibia
By Karel Prinsloo
31 Dec 2012

Single mother Gertrude Christ stand in front of her corrugated iron shack she share with her two children, 18 Dec 2013 in Rehoboth , Namibia.Namibia, with a population of around 2 million, ranked fourth in 2012 for the biggest housing price increases in the world. Prices have dropped slightly in 2013 but are double what they were six years ago, putting it beyond the reach of most Namibians. More and more people are forced to live in corrugated iron shacks dotted around most big towns and the capital Windhoek. Photo/ Karel Prinsloo