Cairo

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  • cairo
    • capital of Egypt
      • largest city in afica
    • population
      • 17 million
      • densely populated
      • half pop live in poverty
      • 1/3 population under 15
      • natural increase of 2.1 %
      • 100 migrants per day
    • congestion
      • underground metro system
        • provide additional lines to existing system
        • £12 million
        • improve air quality
        • provide jobs in building and when running
    • sewage
      • sewers date back to 1910 when the population was half
        • cannot cope
        • some poor areas don't have any sewage runs down strees
      • sewage prodject
        • £10 million
        • repair and extend sewage system
        • jobs
    • housing
      • squatter  settlement cover 80 % of land
        • on land reserved for food supply
      • people living in tombs in a place called living of the dead
      • £7 million
        • give people building material so they can improve there houses them self
      • put a basic system of water pipes into city of the dead and areas of roof top housing, proving clean, safe, drinking water
    • rubbish
      • additional carts and donkeys for zabbaleen
      • collect rubbish for the whole city including city of the dead
      • £2 million
      • reduce disease and pollution and increase employment and enable greater recycling of paper plastic and metal

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