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Living the high (rise) life

Living the high (rise) life

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Photo by: Eleanor Ainge Roy

Perched on top of the city's buildings are some of the capital's worst slums. Plagued by drugs, crime and disease, Phnom Penh's rooftop communities are in dire need of help. The municipality acknowledges their plight but says money is not available. As more people cram into these communities, conditions are only getting worse.

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