LEDC City problems & solutions



Brazil: Key facts and figures

Make notes about the favela in Rio –

  • What are they?
  • Where are they?
  • Why do people live in them?
  • What services do they have?
  • What rights do they get/have?
  • What sense of community is there?
  • How the authorities cope with them?

Watch this presentation from Ecumene – IB Geography:

Urban Housing the poor ROCINHA

Some links from the same site::

City government – Rio de Janeiro
Favela photo gallery
Five minute BBC report evaluating government strategy to upgrade favela

Favela Bairro Report

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