Case Study: Cairo - attempts to solve urban problems in a LEDC

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  • Case Study: Cairo - attempts to solve urban problems in LEDCs
    • Sewage
      • Only designed for half a million people (its over 7 million now)
      • Its falling apart and sewage is being left in the street
      • Projects have been introduced to repair and extend sewage systems
      • Zabbaleen people sort rubbish they've been given licenes to work in a larger area
    • Housing
      • 80% of housing is informal
        • Food storage
        • Cemetery housing
      • 2m^2 per a person
      • Building housing on infertile land with open spaces, mosques, shopping centres and industrial zones
    • Traffic congestion
      • Lots of people = lots of cars
      • Old cars leads to lots of pollution
      • Introduction of metro
        • Its friendly, inviting people to use it
        • Well organised and quick
    • Population issues
      • From 1970 - 2000 the population size doubled and is still increasing at an increasing rate
      • Building housing on infertile land...
        • Building housing on infertile land with open spaces, mosques, shopping centres and industrial zones

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