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

As with most developing countries, it would be tough to get around with physical disabilities. Not impossible though. There are sidewalks in some areas. You could walk on the road, but you really have to mind traffic if you're doing that. Some buildings (modern or government) had elevators. - Oct 2019


Absolutely. This would be a challenging post for someone with physical disabilities. That said, we had an employee here in a wheelchair and she did great (had an amazing attitude, too). - Mar 2019


Absolutely. This is a very, very difficult place for people of different abilities, whether that is physical or mental. The local Embassy supported school has excellent programs for children, but otherwise resources are extremely limited. Disability is seen as shameful, and virtually no attempt is made to accommodate the disabled. They are barred from leaving the home, prevented from going to school, and not accommodated in the workplace. There are fantastic advocates attempting to improve the quality of life for those of differing abilities, but it is a difficult struggle. - Feb 2019


Yes, definitely. It's possible, but would not be easy. - Jan 2019


They would have definitely have a hard time. There are no sidewalks and no building are adapted to accommodate people with disabilities. - Oct 2018


Yes. - Sep 2018


Yes, wheelchair accessibility is non-existent. - Sep 2018


Yes. No sidewalks, and few businesses have any amenities for physical challenges. - Aug 2018


Hills can be challenging for people in wheelchairs, as it's VERY hilly! Also, I'm not sure how wheelchair accessible restaurants are here. - Jun 2018


Yes. There are no sidewalks. I am able-bodied and I find it difficult to get around in the city. - Jun 2018


Absolutely. - Aug 2015


Extreme difficulty. They only place I know of with any sort of accessibility at all is the Embassy with the possible exception of a couple newer malls. - Jun 2014


Yes. There are no ramps, accessible parking, or elevators. - Oct 2013


MANY. Sidewalks are rare as are elevators. The malls do have ramps, though. - Mar 2013


No sidewalks, few elevators, no curb cuts, very few accommodations. - Sep 2009


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