Niamey - Post Report Question and Answers

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

YES YES YES - Aug 2022

Yes. There are no facilities for people with disabilities whatsoever. - Apr 2020

Yes, difficult if not impossible, although you do see people with disabilities riding around in their wheelchairs. - Jul 2019

Yes. - Oct 2017

Yes - no roads, no sidewalks. - Oct 2017

Wheelchair use would not be possible in most places. There are unpaved streets, even the paved sidewalks are covered with sand and difficult to navigate, and many doors to restaurants and stores open outward and are at the top of a stair or two. Many homes have bedrooms on the second floor. I don't think I ever saw an elevator except for at a hotel. - Aug 2015

It is not a good place for a person with physical disabilities. - Jul 2013

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