Nouakchott - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Yes, as there are no sidewalks, little to no accommodations for people with limited mobility. - Aug 2021

Yes. - Aug 2021

Sidewalks are limited in the city and many roads are not paved, which would make it problematic for some people. - Sep 2020

This is not a city that most expats walk around in. Most people get around by car. Most streets and stores do not have accomodations for disabled (e.g., wheel chairs). - Apr 2019

I can't imagine someone with physical disabilities getting on well here. - May 2016

Absolutely! Few roads, sidewalks are new - don't know how long they'll last. The cement there tends to erode. - Dec 2015

Yes. This is not a good city for someone with disabilities. - Apr 2014

This city is not accommodating to those with physical disabilities. Most businesses are not. The embassy is not. There are few sidewalks, many steps, and a few very, very steep ramps. - Aug 2011

They would have a very difficult time. The roads here are few, and lots of them are just dirt/sand roads. No sidewalks in most of the city. - Dec 2009

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