Slums

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.

Basic info about how Cairo will be free of slums by the end of 2021

Sun, 15 Aug 2021 - 12:54 GMT

There will be no slums or hazardous areas in Cairo by the end of 2021, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said Saturday.

Construction cost of 1 alternative housing unit in Egypt is LE450K: official

Sun, 15 Aug 2021 - 09:22 GMT

Sediq added that the cost of constructions in Asmarat alone is LE3.6 billion, while the value of the land on which it is built is LE2.5 billion.

Egypt’s developmental plans turn 6 Cairo slums into attractions

Sat, 03 Jul 2021 - 02:18 GMT

As the state removed slums and unsafe areas, replacing it with appropriate alternatives for residents, features of Cairo governorate have dramatically changed.

Eliminating of Egypt's slums costs LE40B

Sun, 27 Jun 2021 - 03:50 GMT

Siddik said that 357 areas and 1105 random markets have been identified at the level of the Republic, and the construction of the last 45,000 housing units will be completed within two months.

Egypt experience to end unsafe slums became a role model: Executive Director of Slums Development Fund

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 - 12:44 GMT

Egypt experience to end unsafe slums became a role model to other countries according to Khaled Siddiq, Executive Director of the Slums Development Fund.

Video: Former residents of the "Cow's Stomach" slum happy with free furnished apartments in Asmarat

Tue, 11 May 2021 - 10:48 GMT

Former residents of Batn el-Baqara slum area in Old Cairo have expressed gratitude after receiving their furnished apartments in Asmarat City for free.

10 figures indicating Egypt’s progress in developing hundreds of informal settlements

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 01:01 GMT

The Informal Settlements Development Fund (ISDF) has released important figures on the development of unplanned areas in Egypt as part of an ambitious plan to relocate inhabitants of hazardous areas and develop others areas.

Why is there a slum called the "Manor of Camel Jockeys" and why did it change into "the City of Hope?"

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 11:57 GMT

It would be strange for a non-Egyptian that an area in Cairo called the Manor of Camel Jockeys had its name changed due to the notoriety of its original name. How did the Manor of Camel Jockeys get such a bad reputation, prompting the renaming into the City of Hope?

“Reviviscence”: documentary features Egypt’s long journey to end slums

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 01:06 GMT

Shedding light on Egypt's long journey to end unsafe slums crises, DMC channel produced a 29-minute documentary that reviews how housing projects such as Asmarat and Bashar El khier were a live saving step for more than 150K citizens and families.

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