Geography Mumbai Migration Case Study

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  • Mumbai Migration
    • Location
      • India
      • Population of 20 million
      • 8 million live in slums
        • Dharavi
    • Push Factors
      • Poverty in countryside
      • Droughts makes farming difficult
      • Job loss to mechanisation
    • Pull Factors
      • Eductation
      • Healthcare
      • More and better paid jobs
      • Electricity
    • Solutions
      • The government has set up PRIDE  which aims to improve life in rural areas with better education and better nutrition
      • The city is clearing many slums and replacing with tower blocks
        • Improves QOL
          • Poorly built and not looked after
            • Just as bad
              • Destroys local community
    • Consequences
      • Countryside
        • The youngest and fittest leave
          • Harder work for the weaker ones
            • Cycle of decline
              • Brain drain
        • New ideas sahred with rural areas
          • Remittances sent back
      • City
        • Overcrowded
          • Pressure on services
            • Congestion
        • Crime levels rise
        • Immigrants work for less
          • Unemployment rises
        • Homes may be bulldozed
        • No paved roads or sanitation

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