squatter settlements (favela) rio,

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Describe Rio and Favelas
700 in Rio, housing 17% of cities population. Started in 50's on steep slopes, built out of anything they could find, wood, plastic, metal, corrugate iron.
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Describe rocinha favella
Oldest and largest favella in brazil (127,00 residents). Informal work ($100 a month) has meant residents have improved their buildings, using honeycomb bricks to make them more permanent. In lower parts, gd infrastructure, bus stop, schools, doctors
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What percentage of people in the lower parts of rocinha have electricity, telephones, and water?
75%
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What are the issues with the upper parts?
less developed, crome problems, drug gangs have open gun battles with police. Lack of sewers, high rates of disease, infant mortality 50% higher than in state.
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What are they doing to try and fix the issues?
Local authorities worked with local residents association to add water, sewage, electricity, paved and lit streets
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Describe the solutions to the favella issues
Favela Barrio project started in 1995, involves 253,000 in 73 favelas, $300 funding from central and local gov and inter-american development bank, aimed to improve facilities. Due to world cup and olympics (2016), favelas cleared of drug gangs
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Oldest and largest favella in brazil (127,00 residents). Informal work ($100 a month) has meant residents have improved their buildings, using honeycomb bricks to make them more permanent. In lower parts, gd infrastructure, bus stop, schools, doctors

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