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What are some push factors for migration from rural places to urban places?
there is poverty in poor areas
lack of job diversity
well-paid jobs in the city
clean and safe water supply in the city
rural environments are often very remote
What are some of the pull factors causing migration from rural environments to urban environments?
better paid jobs
Reliable sources of food
the rural environments often have a lack of land
little hope for change and improvement in the rural environments
the promise for electricity
Is Sao Paulo (Paraisopolis Favela) in Brazil?
Does Sao Paulo have a population of...?
Hazards of living in Sao Paulo
No sewers or similar waste disposal system
tsunamis and vast flooding is common
disease is common
corrupt mayor and law system
What are the 3 schemes that are in use that help develop the parasopolis favela?