Informal Settlers Being Evicted From Manila`s North Cemetery

What is affected
Housing Social/public
Type of violation Forced eviction
Date 01 August 2007
Region A [ Asia ]
Country Philippines
Location Manila

Affected persons

Total 10000
Men 0
Women 0
Children 0
Proposed solution
Details Manila-NorthCemetery.doc
Forced eviction

Duty holder(s) /responsible party(ies)

Brief narrative Ten thousand people live in Manila`s North Cemetery. Many work as caretakers for the tombs and stay near the plots with their families. The government has recently intensified efforts to move the poor families out of the area.

Costs €   0