informal settlements

4 injured in Embaba building collapse
Egypt

4 injured in Embaba building collapse

A seven-storey building collapsed in Al-Wehda area of Embaba, Giza governorate, on Tuesday, resulting in injury of four people from…
Sisi inaugurates developmental projects in Sharkia, New Cairo
Egypt

Sisi inaugurates developmental projects in Sharkia, New Cairo

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated several developmental projects today in 10th Ramadan City, Sharkia, and New Cairo. The projects included…
Ramlet Bulaq residents briefly block Corniche
Egypt

Ramlet Bulaq residents briefly block Corniche

Ramlet Bulaq residents blocked the Corniche in Cairo next to the Maspero building Tuesday evening, protesting ongoing attempts to bulldoze…
Ramlet Bulaq slum dwellers ‘break out’
Egypt

Ramlet Bulaq slum dwellers ‘break out’

It was already past noon on Sunday, and Magdy, the general coordinator of the popular committee, is still running around…
Another art exhibition on informal settlements hopes for change
Art news

Another art exhibition on informal settlements hopes for change

The southwest tremors of the Kalkan earthquake felt in Cairo on Monday were feeble compared to those of 1992. But…
Cairo’s central slum under threat
Egypt

Cairo’s central slum under threat

The contrast is stark. On the Nile waterfront, gleaming skyscrapers shoot into the sky, containing a mall stuffed with luxury…
Police arrest demonstrators demanding housing
Egypt

Police arrest demonstrators demanding housing

Security services in Cairo arrested 24 demonstrators from an informal settlement in Duwaiqa for storming the Cairo municipality headquarters, closing…
Egyptian actor demands housing rights in new constitution
Egypt

Egyptian actor demands housing rights in new constitution

Actor Mohamed Sobhi, a member of the National Council for Human Rights, warned on Tuesday against the risks of informal…
Govt disregards rights of informal settlement dwellers, report says
Egypt

Govt disregards rights of informal settlement dwellers, report says

The Egyptian government must do more to protect the rights of people living in informal settlements, human rights group Amnesty…
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