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Government Focuses on Emptying Favelas

What is affected
abandoned factory
Type of violation Forced eviction
Date 01 January 2006
Region LAC [ Latin America/Caribbean ]
Country Brazil
Location Mooca District, Sao Paolo

Affected persons

Total 200
Men 0
Women 0
Children 0
Proposed solution
Details
Development
Forced eviction
Costs

Duty holder(s) /responsible party(ies)

State
Brief narrative Lack of available land has forced many of the rural population into the urban areas. Many live in Brazil`s shanty towns, or "favelas." Many of these settlements, particularly in teh city of São Paolo, were evicted during 2005 and evictees have not been provided with alternative accomadation or compensation.

For full narrative, please visit: http://www.cohre.org/store/attachments/Global_Survey_10.pdf
Costs   0


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