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Campamento (Chile)

Index Campamento (Chile)

A campamento ("camp" or "tent city") or población callampa ("mushroom town") are terms given in Chile to shanty towns. [1]

9 relations: Chile, Drinking water, Electricity, Extreme poverty, Poverty threshold, Shanty town, TECHO, University of Chile, Wastewater treatment.


Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

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Drinking water

Drinking water, also known as potable water, is water that is safe to drink or to use for food preparation.

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Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and motion of electric charge.

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Extreme poverty

Extreme poverty, abject poverty, absolute poverty, destitution, or penury, was originally defined by the United Nations in 1995 as "a condition characterized by severe deprivation of basic human needs, including food, safe drinking water, sanitation facilities, health, shelter, education and information.

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Poverty threshold

The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.

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Shanty town

A shanty town or squatter area is a settlement of improvised housing which is known as shanties or shacks, made of plywood, corrugated metal, sheets of plastic, and cardboard boxes.

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TECHO, also known as Un Techo para mi País (UTPMP) (Spanish for A Roof For My Country), is a nonprofit organization that mobilizes youth volunteers to fight extreme poverty in Latin America, by constructing transitional housing and implementing social inclusion programs.

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University of Chile

The University of Chile (Universidad de Chile) is a public university located in Santiago, Chile.

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Wastewater treatment

Wastewater treatment is a process used to convert wastewater into an effluent (outflowing of water to a receiving body of water) that can be returned to the water cycle with minimal impact on the environment or directly reused.

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Campamento (Chilean term), Campamento (country subdivision).


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campamento_(Chile)

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