Title: Lower Ngau Tau Kok Estate
Authors: John Choy
Publisher: Asia One Books
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
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