According to the center, the number of unsafe areas developed from 2014 to 2020 was 296 out of a total of 357 areas.
A total of 322 out of 357 unsafe areas in Egypt have been developed as part of the country’s plan to eliminate slum areas, and replace with new housing units.
There are 357 unsafe areas and 200,000 housing units are currently being developed, stated Executive Director of Slum Development Fund Khaled Seddik.
Egypt experience to end unsafe slums became a role model to other countries according to Khaled Siddiq, Executive Director of the Slums Development Fund.
The total cost allocated for eliminating unsafe areas is L.E. 39 billion.
A total of 50 families were transferred to new housing units in the new Asmarat city so far.
Saeed added that it’s also targeted to develop 48 unsafe areas on private property lands that include 23.5 thousand housing units at a total cost of LE 945 million.
Egypt Today tracks the complete makeover of the area that had been crudely-built shacks, before it was re-constructed in 2018.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi ordered to accelerate pace of implementing social housing projects