Slum and squatter settlements in urban centres of Kenya: Towards a planning strategy

@article{Obudho1989SlumAS,
  title={Slum and squatter settlements in urban centres of Kenya: Towards a planning strategy},
  author={Robert A. Obudho and Go Aduwo},
  journal={The Netherlands journal of housing and environmental research},
  year={1989},
  volume={4},
  pages={17-30}
}
  • R. Obudho, G. Aduwo
  • Published 1 March 1989
  • History
  • The Netherlands journal of housing and environmental research
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