Squatter settlements

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  1. What do the words slum/squatter settlement/Favela have in common?
  2. What is the movement from the countryside to the cities called?
  3. Give three reasons why people may wish to [voluntary migration] move into a big city from the surrounding countryside.
  4. Give two reasons why people may have to [forced migration] move from the countryside to a big city.
  5. How does the United Nations describe a slum?
  6. What risks are there for the people living in slums?
  7. What social consequences can there be of living in slums?
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What are squatter settlements like? exercise

Use the four sources above to produce a detailed description of the Brazilian squatter settlements or Favelas. Your description could be presented as some images annotated in a programme such as Google Slides.

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