Jj Laurence Problems In An Ledc City

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Jj Laurence Problems In An Ledc City

  1. 1. Problems in an LEDC City Social Economical Environmental
  2. 2. Favelas <ul><li>1 million people live in them. </li></ul><ul><li>1 million live in poor quality local authority housing. </li></ul><ul><li>They are on steep mountain sides, normally not built on. </li></ul><ul><li>There are over 600 favelas in Rio. </li></ul><ul><li>The largest are Rocinha and Morro de Alemao . </li></ul><ul><li>The official definition of a favela is a residential area of 60 or more families living in accommodation with no basic services and have no legal rights to the land. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Life in the Favelas – The problems <ul><li>Crime is the main problem in the favelas. </li></ul><ul><li>Organised crime, violence and drug trafficking. </li></ul><ul><li>Known around the world for their notorious drugs! </li></ul><ul><li>The large mountains cause large amount of traffic . </li></ul><ul><li>This causes pollution and non-stop noise. </li></ul><ul><li>In favelas trash is unlikely to be picked up, this causes pollution to the environment and the water supplies. </li></ul><ul><li>Disease!!1one </li></ul>
  4. 4. Life in the Favelas – The positive! <ul><li>Strong community spirit. </li></ul><ul><li>A lustrous street life. </li></ul><ul><li>A lot of samba music. </li></ul><ul><li>Better housing is being built. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Improving life in the favelas <ul><li>The authorities are working with locals to improve housing. More public services, like sport areas. </li></ul><ul><li>They have added electricity and satellite T.V. with 25 channels. </li></ul><ul><li>They built a new town called Barra da Tijuca so people would move there instead of Rio. </li></ul><ul><li>Using labour from the favelas, people can learn new skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Barra da Tijuca is safer. However, they need workers so favelas are being built to accommodate them. </li></ul><ul><li>Rebuilding wooden buildings with bricks, they are much bigger. They also have a yard. </li></ul><ul><li>They are laying street pavements, concrete paths, pipes for water and cables for electricity. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Future Effects <ul><li>The improvement of favelas will lead to a higher standard of living and quality of life. People will start getting better educations which will lead to more income . </li></ul>

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