Slums

2nd phase of Rawdet Al Sayeda alternative housing launched at LE500M

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 01:50 GMT

The neighborhood offers fully furnished residential units to the former dwellers of a slum area called Tal Al Aqareb in Cairo governorate.

Egypt replaces Red Sea's slums with 1800 housing units

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 02:58 GMT

The five residential areas include Zarzara, Safaga, Quseir, Mujahid, and Jabal Al-Afash, in addition to markets, such as the Peugeot parking market.

Egypt's prime minister warns of overpopulation, subsequent accrual deficit until 2030

Sun, 11 Oct 2020 - 09:14 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli presented on Monday the challenges facing the Egyptian state and the key projects undertaken to mitigate their impact.

Egypt’s president urges scaling up efforts to develop unsafe slums, ensure decent life for dwellers

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 06:37 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Sunday urged continuous state efforts and projects to develop unsafe slums in the capital, Cairo, to secure appropriate housing units for citizens, the Egyptian Presidency said.

Pics: Sisi gives gifts to kids, chat to them in nursery in Cairo’s Asmarat housing project

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 06:51 GMT

Touring the housing project of Asmarat, which gives an alternative accommodation for residents of unsafe slums, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Saturday has followed up one of the nurseries in the project and joined children while they were singing and watching a puppet show.

Egypt’s PM: National housing program serves more than 240K families

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 10:23 GMT

This program, which was launched by President Sisi over the past six years, aims at serving ordinary Egyptians and offering good services to them.

Alexandria to see slums off by 2030: Governor

Sun, 16 Feb 2020 - 08:55 GMT

Alexandria is seeking to say goodbye to slums by the year 2030, with a total budget of LE811 million.

Sisi orders gov't to scale up efforts to upgrade slum areas nationwide

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 - 10:15 GMT

Sisi's remarks came to ensure a decent life for slum dwellers and provide them with better services.

About 500k citizens benefits of slums development: Official

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 - 12:04 GMT

"More than half a million citizens have so far benefited from slum development,"executive director of the Development Fund for Slums Khaled Siddiq said.

Rawdat al-Sayeda: Transforming slums into better communities

Sun, 26 May 2019 - 01:13 GMT

Egypt Today tracks the complete makeover of the area that had been crudely-built shacks, before it was re-constructed in 2018.

Developing Egypt’s unsafe areas to end by June 30: MP

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 - 09:45 GMT

Developing Egypt’s unsafe informal areas is expected to end by June 30, according to parliamentarian Amr Abu al-Yazeid's statements to Egypt today on Monday.

Preventive slum measures save lives in Cairo's Razzaz rockslide

Thu, 31 Jan 2019 - 12:21 GMT

Since 2008, the government has been adopting a proactive approach toward slums, including establishing the Informal Settlements Development Fund.

PM follows up plan to develop Cairo's unsafe slums

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 - 12:59 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli chaired a meeting on Tuesday to follow up the latest developments in the field of developing Cairo's unsafe slums and a plan drawn up to occupy the governorate's recently developed areas.

Unsafe areas across Egypt to be developed by end of 2019

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 - 01:37 GMT

The unsafe informal areas across Egypt will be developed by the end of 2019, Wael Ezzat.

Port Said to become first slums-free city

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 04:09 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said on Tuesday that Port Said will become the first slums-free city in Egypt.

Construction works at Rawdat Al-Sayeda project finished

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 - 12:52 GMT

The construction works at Rawdat Al-Sayeda project in Sayeda Zainab to house slum residents has been finished, and it will inaugurated soon.

Egypt spent LE 20 billion to develop unsafe areas: official

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 - 11:34 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi ordered to accelerate pace of implementing social housing projects

Egypt to replace slums with 80,000 housing units in 2018/2019 fiscal year

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 10:02 GMT

Mostafa Madbouly’s government seeks to replace all slums with 80,000 housing units during the 2018/2019 fiscal year as part of the “Development of Slums” program.

JAZZY x Tawasol partner up to create eyewear pouches

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 - 01:53 GMT

JAZZY partnered up with Tawasol Misr to create eyewear pouches in the spirit of giving back.

Slum development in Dakahlia is 60% complete

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 11:59 GMT

Approximately 850,000 citizens are residing in slum areas across the country.

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