Clara Town is built upon a swamp.
An area within Clara Town is named "Struggle Community". This area is "a network of haphazard, rubbish-strewn streets, many of which are flooded for several months of the year". In this area, 10,000 residents share two privately owned water taps.
Clara Town's 75,000 people shared 11 public toilets and 22 public taps in 2009.