Iztapalapa is a municpality located in the south-east of Mexico City. With a population of
approximately 1.8 million in an area of 117 sq km, Iztapalapa is one of the most densely populated areas in Mexico City. One
of the most marginalized areas in Mexico City, Iztapalapa is characterized by limited public services such as water, sanitation,
health and education.
Crime and violence, mainly linked to drug trafficking and poverty, is a significant concern
in the municipality. UNODC’s Urban Safety Governance Assessment is currently underway and results of the Assessment are expected
in the third quarter of 2020.
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