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Ouagadougou



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

This is a challenging place to live with disabilities. Apart from the embassy, very little handicap accessible access. Most buildings have stairs, not elevators/escalators. Majority dirt roads, no sidewalks. - Dec 13, 2017
Yes. The city is not accessible outside of the Embassy. No sidewalks, dirt roads with potholes, etc. - May 21, 2016
Definitely. No sidewalks or handicap access into any buildings (except maybe the Embassy). - Aug 8, 2015
Yes. Ouaga is definitely not ADA-compliant. - Jun 9, 2015
Yes. Absolutely. - Jan 16, 2015
Some roads are great and others are more difficult due to weather and road conditions. If you are with the Embassy, the housing near the Embassy has better roads. - Jul 30, 2013
Yes. - Jul 8, 2013
This is not the place to try to find anything ADA compliant. - Apr 19, 2013
There are no accommodations made whatsoever. - Nov 18, 2012
Many. - Aug 6, 2010
There are lots of dirt roads and it's not that smooth. There are no elevators that I have seen. - Aug 3, 2008
Very difficult. There are no sidewalks and no wheelchair accessible buildings. - Jul 25, 2008
Very few streets are paved and there are no ADA-like mandates here, so it is likely to be very difficult, or uncomfortable, for someone with a physical disability. - Jun 18, 2008