Updates on alternative-housing projects implemented in 2018-2024

Tue, 04 Jun 2024 - 11:47 GMT

Those projects are aimed at providing former slum dwellers with fully-furnished residential units.

Egypt aims to deliver vocational training to 6.4K irregular workers who used to dwell slums

Thu, 18 Jan 2024 - 08:19 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity held Thursday an employment fair for irregular workers residing alternative-housing neighborhoods and who received vocational training.

Egypt spends LE40B on moving slum residents to alternative-housing units

Wed, 04 Oct 2023 - 04:55 GMT

In 2016, the first alternative-housing project was inaugurated in Moqatam neighborhood and called "Asmarat."

Ministry of Electricity details measures to stop LE 2B in losses to theft

Tue, 21 Mar 2023 - 09:52 GMT

The Ministry of Electricity installs code meters, gives judicial arrest power for its officers, and outsources the task of recording meter readings to eliminate yearly L.E.2 billion in losses to electricity theft.

Egyptian government furnishes 192 alternative-housing units for Warraq dwellers

Tue, 14 Mar 2023 - 12:36 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity announced Monday the completion of the furnishing of 192 alternative-housing units allocated to citizens who used to dwell slums on Giza's Warraq Island.

Egypt rehabilitates 6 slum areas dwelled by 500K citizens in Alexandria

Sun, 08 Jan 2023 - 04:52 GMT

The progress rates range between 95 and 98 percent.

Some of former Egypt's Maspero Triangle residents to receive post-development units by September 2022

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 08:10 GMT

The Ministry of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities made the announcement Wednesday.

Egypt paid great attention to achieve social justice, develop unsafe areas: ECSS study

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 11:16 GMT

According to the center, the number of unsafe areas developed from 2014 to 2020 was 296 out of a total of 357 areas.

What to know about 'Rawdet Al Sayeda' alternative-housing project lying in heart of Old Cairo

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 01:49 GMT

The first phase has been accomplished and delivered, while the second one is still under-progress.

Egyptian official indicates figures on alternative housing offered to slum dwellers in Giza's Nazlet Al Seman

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 12:00 GMT

They are being relocated to October Gardens City.

Egypt's CAPMAS releases figures on houses built in 1 year

Tue, 03 May 2022 - 10:54 GMT

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) released Tuesday figures on residential units built in FY2020/2021.

Egypt spends $2 billion on residences in North Sinai in 1 year

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 - 12:45 GMT

The Ministry of Planning and Economic Development indicated in a statement Thursday.

Cairo Citadel Aqueduct area to be slum free in May 2022

Sun, 17 Apr 2022 - 12:31 GMT

The government is granting 1,600 families fully-furnished units elsewhere.

696 families receive furnished apartments after evacuation from historic Magra al-Oyoun Fence area

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 - 03:08 GMT

A total of 696 families have received furnished apartments in Ard al-Khalaya (cavalry land) housing project in southern Cairo, near the area from which they were evacuated earlier.

Updates on slums removal from Old Cairo revealed

Sun, 13 Mar 2022 - 02:28 GMT

The Cairo governorate municipal authority is currently working in the slums of El Sokar wa Al Laymoun, Hosh Al Ghagar, and Al Gayara located near Cairo Citadel Aqueduct.

Over 1K slum-dwelling families in Giza moved to alternative housing units

Sun, 13 Feb 2022 - 02:05 GMT

Those used to dwell two slums.

6K former slum dwellers in Egypt seek government-funded treatment

Wed, 29 Dec 2021 - 11:06 GMT

Askar added that awareness campaigns targeting 40,000 families in those neighborhoods took place.

3.4K families dwelling slums moved to alternative housing project eastern Cairo

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 - 12:03 GMT

The original residences of those families, which were 1,213 flat-buildings, have been demolished.

Cost of developing unplanned areas in Egypt to hit LE318B

Tue, 16 Nov 2021 - 11:15 GMT

Sediq noted that 40 percent of buildings in urban areas are unplanned.

Deputy governor announces updates on buildings demolishing to expand Ring Road, develop Old Cairo

Tue, 24 Aug 2021 - 12:27 GMT

Compensations worth LE4 billion will be disbursed to 1,380 families, 296 shop owners, and 136 workshop owners.