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L'habitat informel en Syrie : le cas de Damas

Abstract : The case study of Damascus, the Syrian Capital, to evaluate the extent of the problem caused by the prevalence of informal settlements in the cities in the Middle-East and particularly in Syria. The historical analysis of the urban structure evolution of Damascus earlier in the twentieth century illustrates the methods of urban development and its policies. New urban planning policies and roles that set up in Damascus have failed to decrease the informal settlement, yet it helps to increase it. Careful observation of Damascene marginal areas shows clearly this phenomenon. Many informal settlements formed unbroken belt of neighborhoods around the central area of the Damascus and connected to its suburbs. Investigations of representative samples were used to examine and analyze how actors fit and act in the implementation of the urban projects toward the durable urban development conception. . However, the evolution of the crisis since 2011 and the massive destruction of entire regular and informal settlements, completely transform the urban challenges ahead. Reconstruction of Syrian cities, Damascus in the first place will be a huge project that undoubtedly will pose in different terms the question of the fate of informal settlements, destroyed or not destroyed.
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Main Kafa. L'habitat informel en Syrie : le cas de Damas. Géographie. Université de Lorraine, 2013. Français. ⟨NNT : 2013LORR0314⟩. ⟨tel-01750488⟩

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