Djibouti - Post Report Question and Answers

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

It would be very difficult to live here with a disability. There are no sidewalks, very few paved parking lots, no accessibility considerations. - May 2022

Yes, no sidewalks to speak of, and many other accessibility issues. - Sep 2020

Yes, I wouldn't recommend going there. - Apr 2018

Yes, Djibouti would be challenging for those with physical disabilities. There are virtually no sidewalks and those you find are uneven and treacherous. The Embassy is the only building with an elevator (that I've seen). - Jun 2016

Definitely. - Aug 2015

There is a lack of sidewalks in many areas; many buildings don't meet ADA standards; there is no safe public transport; and no high-tech medical facilities. - Feb 2013

The roads are full of potholes, sidewalks are not on every street, and many roads are unpaved. Parking is wherever you can find a spot, and you'll often find yourself squeezed in by another car. Ramps are non-existent. I would not recommend coming here if you have physical disabilities. - Apr 2010

As a developing country, this would NOT be a do-able place for someone with physical disabilities. - Aug 2008

HUGE. - Apr 2008

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