Favela Bairo, Rio De Janeiro

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  • Created on: 27-11-18 19:47

Favela Bairro, Rio de Janeiro

Background Information

Favela Bairro is a site and service scheme where the local authority provides land and services for residents to build homes. For example, Complexo do Alemao is a group of favelas in Rio’s North Zone with more than 60,000 people. Here, the local authority have been responsible for many of the new improvements.


·      Paved and formally named roads

·      Access to a water supply and drainage system for improved sanitation

·      Hillsides secured to prevent landslides, or people relocated where necessary

·      Building of new health, leisure


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