Harare - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Better than some cities as houses are single level. There aren't many sidewalks and driving is necessary. - May 2021

It would be a challenge. The infrastructure of the city was great like 30 years ago, and probably still not ideal for folks with disabilities then, and has only declined. - Feb 2020

Yes. - Feb 2019

Very much so. - Jan 2019

Yes. There are no sidewalks and you need a car to get everywhere. - Apr 2018

Don't think it's a city that accommodates wheelchairs, not sure about other disabilities. - Sep 2017

Yes but not as much as in many other African capitals. One of the main shopping areas, Sam Levy, is quite accessible for example. - Jul 2017

Probably - a lot of buildings don't have facilities and elevators can often be broken. - Apr 2016

Yes. Few sidewalks. No infrastructure for those with disabilities. - Dec 2013

The city is not very friendly towards anyone who cannot walk without assistance. - Jul 2013

Medical care here, even in the privately-run clinics, is basic. I wouldn't come here with any serious medical issues. - Jun 2009

There is very little that has disabled or wheelchair access, sidewalks are cracking and in many cases dont exist any longer. There is however a school for the blind, and other institutions focusing on disabilities. - Sep 2008

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