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

It would be nearly impossible for someone with physical disabilities to live and work in this city. - Apr 11, 2017
Yes. - Jun 17, 2016
Yes. - May 18, 2016
Yes. No sidewalks, bad roads, elevators that break down frequently. - Jun 20, 2015
yes - Mar 2, 2015
Oh, yes. There are no accomodations for those with disabilities. - Aug 3, 2014
Yes. Think dirt or stone roads without sidewalks, crumbling staircases, etc. The only culturally acceptable occupation for those with disabilities is begging. Maybe they could use a good positive role model. - Jul 28, 2014
Lots! There are no requirements for buildings to be accessible (with ramps or elevators) to someone with limited mobility. Sidewalks are inconsistent and bumpy and often full of construction materials, beggars, or mud. Curbs are high to prevent people from driving on them, and don't have ramps to get on/off. That said, the U.S. Embassy and affiliated entities (commissary, club, school, residences) are all accessible. - Aug 9, 2013
Getting around in general could be difficult. The roads are uneven. Sidewalks are rare. It rains constantly for 3-4 months of the year. - Apr 11, 2013
Much difficulty. No good sidewalks (very tall steps) and no accommodations for disabilities. There are some elevators, but most of them do not work. - Aug 14, 2011
It would be impossible to live here if you weren't independently mobile. - Feb 8, 2011
There aren't really a lot of sidewalks outside the diplomatic enclave. - Jan 29, 2011
Even people without physical disabilities have tremendous difficulties getting around the city because of the volume of humanity and cars. - Jan 7, 2011
Lots of difficulties. - Oct 25, 2010
This would be an extremely difficult post for anyone with major dissabilities. - Apr 27, 2010
Well, no one with any money here (local or foreign) walks on the street, so the spotty sidewalks and open sewers probably don't matter. Buildings are generally not accessible, however, but at least full-time help is very cheap. - Oct 30, 2009
many. There are no accommodations made with the exception of an elevator and ramp at the embassy. - Aug 6, 2009
Many. There are no public accommodations for people with disabilities. - Mar 13, 2009
Lots of difficulties. - Nov 20, 2008
I think it would be difficult. - Oct 27, 2008
Nothing is wheelchair accessible here. - Mar 2, 2008
Many. This is not an accessibility-friendly city. - Feb 24, 2008