Rio

  • Created by: Jo Peters
  • Created on: 18-03-19 11:48
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  • Major manufacturing industries - chemicals, pharmaceuticals, clothing, furniture and processed foods
    • What is Rio like?
      • Major service industries - banking, financials and insurance
      • Major port - main exports coffee, sugar and iron ore
      • 2nd most important industrial centre - 5% of GDP
      • Statue of Christ the Redeemer one of the new seven wonders of the world
      • Rio de Janiero
        • Where is Rio?
          • Brazil's Atlantic coastline
          • 23S Latitude and 43W Longitude
        • Land use in Rio
          • South Zone
            • Developed after the tunnels were cut through the mountains
            • Main tourist area with Copacabana beach
            • Wealthy area dominated by luxury flats
            • Overlooked by Rocinha - largest favela in South America
          • West Zone
            • Barra de Tijuca - high quality housing and services
            • Campo Grande industrial area surrounded by low quality housing
            • Olympic Stadium and competitors village located here
          • North Zone
            • Main industries and port area
            • International Airport
            • Maracanã Stadium
            • Low quality housing and favelas
            • Tijuca National Park
        • Social Challenges
          • Health Care
            • Only 55% of people have access to healthcare
              • Medical staff took health kits into Santa Marta favela
                • Life expectancy increased
                • Infant mortality reduced
            • Services for pregnant ladies and the elderly worse in the west zone
              • Medical staff took health kits into Santa Marta favela
                • Life expectancy increased
                • Infant mortality reduced
          • Education
            • Compulsory 6-14 but most leave at 12 to work
              • Shortage of schools
              • Lack of money and a need to work
                • Give poor families grants to encourage students to stay on at school
              • Shortage of teachers
                • Encourage local people to volunteer to help in schools
              • Low pay for teachers
                • Money available to pay for sports lessons in Rocinha
              • Poor training for teachers
                • Open a private university in Rocinha
          • Water Supply
            • 12% of Rio do not have access to clean water
              • 95% of the population had access to mains water
              • Over 300km of new pipes laid
            • 37% water lost through leaky pipes, fraud and illegal access
              • Over 300km of new pipes laid
              • 7 new treatment plants built between 1998 and 2014
          • Energy
            • Whole city blackouts
              • Develop new Simplico HEP station - increases Rios power supply by 30% (took 6 yrs to build at a cost of US$2 billion)
            • Not enough electricity for the size of the population
              • Install 60km new power lines
              • Build a new nuclear generator
              • Develop new Simplico HEP station - increases Rios power supply by 30% (took 6 yrs to build at a cost of US$2 billion)
            • People in favelas steal their electricity which is dangerous
              • Install 60km new power lines
  • North Zone
    • Main industries and port area
    • International Airport
    • Maracanã Stadium
    • Low quality housing and favelas
    • Tijuca National Park
  • West Zone
    • Barra de Tijuca - high quality housing and services
    • Campo Grande industrial area surrounded by low quality housing
    • Olympic Stadium and competitors village located here
  • South Zone
    • Developed after the tunnels were cut through the mountains
    • Main tourist area with Copacabana beach
    • Wealthy area dominated by luxury flats
    • Overlooked by Rocinha - largest favela in South America
  • Centro
    • Oldest part of city with historic buildings
    • CBD - main shopping area
    • Land use in Rio
    • Why has Rio grown?
      • Migration from the Amazon Basin
      • Migrants from other countries in S.America
      • Migrants from South Korea and China for business
      • Migrants from Portugal (colonial power)
      • Migrants from USA and UK - skilled workers
      • Rio de Janiero
        • Where is Rio?
          • Brazil's Atlantic coastline
          • 23S Latitude and 43W Longitude
        • Social Challenges
          • Health Care
            • Only 55% of people have access to healthcare
              • Services for pregnant ladies and the elderly worse in the west zone
              • Education
                • Compulsory 6-14 but most leave at 12 to work
                  • Shortage of schools
                  • Lack of money and a need to work
                    • Give poor families grants to encourage students to stay on at school
                  • Shortage of teachers
                    • Encourage local people to volunteer to help in schools
                  • Low pay for teachers
                    • Money available to pay for sports lessons in Rocinha
                  • Poor training for teachers
                    • Open a private university in Rocinha
              • Water Supply
                • 12% of Rio do not have access to clean water
                  • 95% of the population had access to mains water
                • 37% water lost through leaky pipes, fraud and illegal access
                  • 7 new treatment plants built between 1998 and 2014
              • Energy
                • Whole city blackouts
                  • Not enough electricity for the size of the population
                    • Build a new nuclear generator
                  • People in favelas steal their electricity which is dangerous

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