The Ministry of Social Solidarity held Thursday an employment fair for irregular workers residing alternative-housing neighborhoods and who received vocational training.
In 2016, the first alternative-housing project was inaugurated in Moqatam neighborhood and called "Asmarat."
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.
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.
The progress rates range between 95 and 98 percent.
The Ministry of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities made the announcement Wednesday.
According to the center, the number of unsafe areas developed from 2014 to 2020 was 296 out of a total of 357 areas.
The first phase has been accomplished and delivered, while the second one is still under-progress.
They are being relocated to October Gardens City.
The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) released Tuesday figures on residential units built in FY2020/2021.
The Ministry of Planning and Economic Development indicated in a statement Thursday.
The government is granting 1,600 families fully-furnished units elsewhere.
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.
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.
Those used to dwell two slums.
Askar added that awareness campaigns targeting 40,000 families in those neighborhoods took place.
The original residences of those families, which were 1,213 flat-buildings, have been demolished.
Sediq noted that 40 percent of buildings in urban areas are unplanned.
Compensations worth LE4 billion will be disbursed to 1,380 families, 296 shop owners, and 136 workshop owners.
There will be no slums or hazardous areas in Cairo by the end of 2021, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said Saturday.