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Title: Lower Ngau Tau Kok Estate
Authors: John Choy
Publisher: Asia One Books
Year: 2011
ISBN: 9881882338
Language: Chinese, English

Description:
The first public housings in Hongkong was built as a resettlement for the more than 50.000 people who got their homes destroyed by the large fire in 1953.
During the next 20-30 years the Hong Kong government made large efforts to resettle tens of thousands of refugees from the China mainland and Vietnam who lived in ramshackle shacks on the hillsides. Most of them were moved into large resettlement estates.
Most of these estates has been closed, Ngau Tau Kok, is the last remaining resettlement estate which now will be closed at the end of 2009. John Choy was consigned by the Hong Kong Government to document the estate.

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