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Title   The impact of Operation Murambatsvina / clean up on the working people in Zimbabwe
Author Sachinkonye, Lloyd
Edition PDF
Published Harare: LEDRIZ
Year 2006-03-01
Pages 64
Abstract This report assesses the impact of Operation Murambatsvina on workers in the formal and informal economies of Zimbabwe. While there have already been preliminary impressive surveys on the broad humanitarian effects of the Operation, there has been no extended focus on how they have affected the ‘working people’ in both the ‘formal’ and ‘informal’ economies. To what extent did the Operation affect the small enterprises on which thousands depended for their livelihoods? How has the economy as a whole been affected by the disruption of the supply and demand links between the two economies? What have been the immediate social consequences of the demolitions particularly with respect to access to housing, schooling, health and food security? And what developments, if any, have occurred since the UN Special Envoy presented her highly critical report? Finally, the Report also considers possible options to address (or rather reverse) the effects of the Operation, as a contribution to a way forward.
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