sao paulo

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  • SAO PAULO
    • large city in south east brazil
    • population increase
      • result of rural-urban migration
    • wealthy residents
      • professional qualification
        • well paid job
      • housing provision
        • private apartment blocks - city centre
          • amenities and services
        • newly constructed private housing estates - outskirts of city
          • amenities and services
    • substandard housing occupies 70% of sao paulo's area
      • 1500 square kilometres
      • corticos
        • factories in são paulos inner core
    • 20% of population live in favelas
      • densely packed informal settlements
      • built on land - floodplains / steep unstable slopes
        • unsuitable for development
      • favela dwellings
        • wood
        • cardboard
          • make shift materials
            • wood
        • corrugated iron
          • cardboard
            • make shift materials
          • unplanned
            • squadlid
          • lack of sanitation facilities
            • open drains - carrying dirty human waste
          • lack of refuse collection
            • rubbish and waste material piles up
          • diseases
            • typhoid and cholera
            • high density - spread quickly
          • quality of life = low
            • most residents are migrants
              • in search of opportunities
                • improve standard of living

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