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urbanisation- Sao Paulo- Brazil

-largest city in southern hemisphere

-pop density is 21,000km^2

-spend $1 million a day on rubbish collection - 2 landfill sites

-tried to reduce vehicles have improved air quality reduce levels of lead and sulphir dioxide, pollutants such as carbon monoxide still a concern

-highest unemployment rate in country

-HDI conducted across city- Moema richest distruct HDI same as Portugal poorest Marsilac average of sierra leone

-danger people travel by helicopter 240 helipads (10in NYC)

-3 different housing types dominat

CONDOMINUMS- luxury housing blacks protcted by high walls and security gates

CORTICOS- inner city dipladated rental accommodation in subdivided 19th century tenement buildings. one room dwellings for 4 people

FAVELAS- or informal settlements made up of small poorly built dwellings

-estimated that substandard housing occupies 70% of the area and that up to 60%of the population growth in recent years has been absorbed by favelas

-occupy the hazardous areas floodplains and steep hills

-helipolis is sao paulos largest area of favelas- 100,000 people live

housing improvement schemes

-1990s the city supplied funding directly to community groups which allowed families to build their own or to renovate existing housing

-also ptovided serviced plots for building with mains, water, electricity, sewage, roads- such SITE AND SERVICE SCHEMES were a low cost solution to the housing problem despite a great deal of publicty, the annial house building total only increased to 8,000 during this period

-since 2000 greater invetment in such projects has been made. In the  San Andre area of the city an integrated programme of social inclusion to alleviate poverty has included micro credit facilities for small scale entrepreneurs, community healthcare workers and lieracy programmes

COOPERATE BETWEEN THE AUTHORITIES A

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URBANISATION- SAO PAULO

urbanisation- Sao Paulo- Brazil

-largest city in southern hemisphere

-pop density is 21,000km^2

-spend $1 million a day on rubbish collection - 2 landfill sites

-tried to reduce vehicles have improved air quality reduce levels of lead and sulphir dioxide, pollutants such as carbon monoxide still a concern

-highest unemployment rate in country

-HDI conducted across city- Moema richest distruct HDI same as Portugal poorest Marsilac average of sierra leone

-danger people travel by helicopter 240 helipads (10in NYC)

-3 different housing types dominat

CONDOMINUMS- luxury housing blacks protcted by high walls and security gates

CORTICOS- inner city dipladated rental accommodation in subdivided 19th century tenement buildings. one room dwellings for 4 people

FAVELAS- or informal settlements made up of small poorly built dwellings

-estimated that substandard housing occupies 70% of the area and that up to 60%of the population growth in recent years has been absorbed by favelas

-occupy the hazardous areas floodplains and steep hills

-helipolis is sao paulos largest area of favelas- 100,000 people live

housing improvement schemes

-1990s the city supplied funding directly to community groups which allowed families to build their own or to renovate existing housing

-also ptovided serviced plots for building with mains, water, electricity, sewage, roads- such SITE AND SERVICE SCHEMES were a low cost solution to the housing problem despite a great deal of publicty, the annial house building total only increased to 8,000 during this period

-since 2000 greater invetment in such projects has been made. In the  San Andre area of the city an integrated programme of social inclusion to alleviate poverty has included micro credit facilities for small scale entrepreneurs, community healthcare workers and lieracy programmes

COOPERATE BETWEEN THE AUTHORITIES AND THE LOCAL COMMUNITIES IS ESSENTIAL TO PROVIDE THE BEST SERVICE

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