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By Edited Dec 20, 2013 0 0

Mumbai, India

Mumbai, India is the most populous city in India and fourth most populous city in the world.  There is many parts of the city where there is over 1 million inhabitants per square mile. The city suffers from major overcrowding of both vehicles and people.

It's estimated that over 8 million of the 13 million population parcel slum dwellers. The city streets are for the most part extremely dirty and polluted, and are often dangerous.

On average around 400 people die per year in the overcrowded rail transit system. In some places throughout the city, both the food and water is not safe to eat or drink.

 

Guatemala City, Guatemala

Guatemala City the is the capital and largest city in Guatemala and central America. Guatemala city suffers from extremely high crime rate, mainly from its high amount of drug dealers and gangs.  kidnapping, drug trafficking, and weapon violence are all part of everyday life in Guatemala City.

The crime and violence problems only worsen with the low-level of police enforcement.  It's extremely dangerous to travel in the city, especially at night.

 

Mogadishu, Somalia

Mogadishu, also known as Xamar is the largest city in Somalia. Mogadishu  is extremely affected by the ongoing civil wars in Somalia that have lasted over 20 years.  A day in Mogadishu could include riots, bombings, gunshots and other violence.Most of the city consists of destroyed buildings, bombed streets and refugee camps.

Armed Convoy

For 17 years, Somalia had absolutely no government. The negative effects of this are still trying to be reversed.

Al Qaeda backed insurgents run parts of Mogadishu where the government has little to no control.

 

 

Sudan

Sudan or Republic of Sudan is located in North Africa and is bordered by Egypt and Ethiopia.  Since early 2003, over 250,000 Sudanese refugees have fled the country, not from its hot desert conditions, but from the two civil wars that have lasted over 45 years. Over 2 million people have died in Sudan from weapon violence, starvation and genocide.

Sudan is one of only four countries worldwide that do not follow international flight safety protocol. Over 28 fatal air crashes occurred in the northern region, making it the most dangerous country in the world for internal air travel.

 

Grozny, Chechnya

Grozny is the capital of Chechnya, and was named 'The Most Destroyed City On Earth' in 2003 by the United Nations.

Almost all the buildings in Grozny were destroyed by the First Chechen war from 1994 to 1996, and then by the Second Chechen war from 1999 to 2000.  

Most of the population left during the wars, but some remained in their destroyed homes with no running water or electricity.

Burning House

 The fighting ended in 2006, but the mafia and gangs are the main problem now. Often, Westerners are kidnapped for demands and ransom.

Certain areas of the city are extremely dangerous due to active mines that have been left from the previous two wars.


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