Khartoum - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Yes, someone with physical disabilities would have difficulty, especially walking. Only main roads are paved, and dirt roads are heavily pitted. It’s a walking nightmare. Erratic driving also makes it dangerous. - Feb 2018

Yes, there are absolutely no accommodations for people with physical disabilities. - May 2017

Since you're chauffeured everywhere, getting around shouldn't be a problem. However, there are no laws requiring businesses or government to accommodate those with disabilities. - Nov 2016

Yes. - Oct 2016

Yes. It would be super hard to communicate or get around if you have disabilities. Might want to pass on this place. - Mar 2016

Yes. The absence of sidewalks and ramps may cause trouble for people with mobility issues. Also, a visuall impaired person may have difficulty getting around for the same reason. The only reassuring factor is that there is nowhere to go, which could allow someone with physical disabilities to do okay here. - Mar 2015

Yes, most roads are dirt with huge potholes, sidewalks are dodgy at best and often non-existent. Housing is not suitable for those with disabilities. - Apr 2014

I think it would be very difficult. - Jun 2011

I think it would be very difficult for a person with a disability. - Apr 2010

Many. - May 2009

It is difficult enough for an able-bodied person to walk around the streets; I should imagine life is nigh on impossible for someone with physical disabilities. - Sep 2008

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