Updated on: Nov 12, 2018
It is estimated that 66.5 per cent of the households own the homes they live in. Most of the population is sheltered in semi-permanent structures that consist of timber walls, earthen floors and corrugated iron-sheets roofs. Over 80 per cent of the shelters have corrugated iron sheets for roofs. Similarly, the largest percentage of walling material is wood recording 46 per cent of total households. Majority of the households have earthen floors as represented by the 65.7 per cent of the total households.