Managua - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Yes. Sidewalks, ramps, and elevators are few and far between. - Dec 2021

Yes. There are no sidewalks and potholes are everywhere. - Jun 2020

Yes, it would be difficult. At the same time, there are organizations for people with visual and audio disabilities, and a wheelchair basketball team. Locals will maneuver their wheelchairs through traffic although I don't recommend it. - Apr 2018

It would be pretty difficult. Sidewalks aren't very well maintained. Most places would be difficult to access. - Mar 2012

There aren't alot of ramps and sidewalks. It would be very difficult to live here with a disablity. - Mar 2011

Nothing is designed to make it easy for people with physical disabilities, from hotels and restaurants, to sidewalks and stores. The only ramps and facilitating devices I've seen are at the shopping malls, airport, ANS campus and the Embassy. - Apr 2009

Many. Except for the Vivian Pellas hospital and some embassies, buildings are not designed to consider physical disabilities. - Mar 2008

There are huge difficulties. With the exception of the Embassy facilities, there are not many handicapped accessible buildings. - Feb 2008

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