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Would someone with physical disabilities have difficulties living in this city?

Yes. Forget lack of handicap accessibility, the lack of pedestrian infrastructure makes it tough for non-handicapped people to get around and few-to-none apartments are handicap-accessible. - Sep 19, 2016
Yes. Very hilly and sidewalks are extremely spotty. - Jun 9, 2016
Immense. The majority of the streets don't even have sidewalks, and some that do are crumbling and don't have curb cuts. Few government buildings have elevators. My advice would be don't come if you have mobility issues. - Mar 15, 2014
Yes, very few sidewalks, and it's very hilly. - Oct 25, 2013
There are few accommodations for handicapped people, in my limited experience. - Dec 18, 2011
Decent footpaths were non-existant. It would be difficult in a wheel chair, or if walking was a problem that is for sure. There is really no thought as far as people with disabilities go. It is Africa, and this is one of the wealthier African Countries, but there just isn't the infra-stucture in these countries to make it easy for disabled people I'm afraid. - Sep 23, 2008
The city and all infrastructure are not yet equipped for these situations. - May 9, 2008
They would not be able to get around. There are no facilities for those who have physical handicaps. - Mar 4, 2008
Quite a few. The streets and sidewalks are in disrepair and there are not many elevator or ramps. You have to make quite an effort to avoid using stairs. - Feb 25, 2008