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

Yes. - Dec 2018


They do not seem to accommodate. - Dec 2018


Yes, it would be extremely difficult. Nothing is handicapped-accessible. - Jun 2017


It would be extraordinarily difficult for someone in a wheelchair to access most part of the city. The embassy itself is handicap accessible but it stands alone. Sidewalks are uneven, pitted, and sometimes even 1 1/2 feet tall in places. Steps and stairs are almost 100% of the time uneven. - Apr 2016


Yes. Sidewalks are rare and poorly maintained. - Aug 2015


Dakar would be very difficult for someone with disabilities to navigate, however one of our very good friends is in a wheelchair, and she survived just fine in Dakar. There were some places that she was not able to go, due to a lack of sidewalks. It was not always easy but she made it. - Aug 2014


Yes. Most businesses are not handicap-friendly, many buildings have steps and no elevators. Sidewalks are a mess. - Apr 2014


Don't come. When there are sidewalks, the curb is about 18 inches off the road, and you will find yourself constantly climbing up and down them. Elevators are rare and few apartment buildings have them. - Jun 2013


It's not a city set up well for people with disabilities. Lots of buildings with stairs and no elevators. Lots of narrow aisles. - Mar 2013


Too many to name. - Oct 2012


Many -- the vast majority of roads are rutted and unpaved, sidewalks are either non-existent or used to park cars on (especially downtown). There are no ramps, and often no elevators in buildings. - Mar 2012


A lot! The footpaths, if they exist, often end inexplicably with a huge drop to the road. - Aug 2011


A lot. The sidewalks are often broken and in poor repair - and people park on them. There are no handicapped laws/allowances, etc. - Jan 2011


Not sure . . . should look at this carefully. - Feb 2010


Dakar and the entire Senegal is not for disabled. Bad roads and broken or inexisting sidewalks. No ramps or bigger bathrooms. - Jan 2010


Poor roads, homes aren't built for the disabled. - May 2009


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