On the demand side, the rebound has been mainly driven by household consumption. The improvement is explained by more benign macro fundamentals, such as declining unemployment, a low inflation level, and a strong monetary easing cycle since October On the other hand, investments have weakened as a result of political turmoil:
They are usually on lands belonging to third parties, and most often located around the edge of the cities, often crowded onto hillsides. Residences are built without permission or a license and are often disorganised, without numbered streets, sanitation networks, electricity, a telephone service or plumbing and other basic necessities.
In recent years, favelas have been afflicted by drug-related crime and gang warfare. Favelas are mostly found within large cities, especially in Rio de Janeiro, where favelas originated from.
About a third of Rio de Janeiro live in favelas. They are usually located at the hillsides or suburbs because of no or low rent and the nearness to the city for work Macalester College The favelas are on the hillside and below them is where the urban rich settles.
People living in favelas are associated with extreme poverty, because people only live in favelas when they cannot afford proper housing in the city. The average age of favela residents is around 30 years Carta Capital, Favela residents are generally satisfied.
Many people who live in favelas had migrated into the large cities from the rural areas, in search of better work but cannot afford proper housing, so they are forced to live in favelas.
How were favelas formed? The expansion of favelas can be attributed to spikes in economic prosperity in the cities which served as a pull factor for Brazilians living in poor rural areas. However, at that time, the capital of Brazil was just changed from Rio de Janeiro to Brasilia, thus there were less economic opportunities in Rio, resulting in many unable to find jobs and afford housing, thus leading to many migrants settling in favelas.
Because of crowding, unsanitary conditions, poor nutrition and pollution, disease is rampant in the favelas and infant mortality rates are high.
Much violence also occur in favelas as many are controlled by drug-dealing and arms smuggling gangs, and gunfights often occur between gangs and between police and gangs, resulting in innocent deaths of favela residents.
Residents can also die from natural disasters such as landslides and falling rocks, especially if they live near mountains. Poor health In Rio de Janeiro, favela residents live, on average, 13 years less Related issue: Poor public health Healthcare services are poor in favelas.
In addition, poor sanitation as a result of a lack of sanitation system result in more widespread diseases. Education Education services are poor in favelas. This is because people live in favelas because they are poor and cannot afford better housing in the legal city areas.
There is also a lack of many services, such as waste collection. Typically for favelas on the hillsides, the residents have to bring their waste down to street level, where the cities are supposed to collect them but they often do not, resulting in a build-up of rubbish that allows pests to grow and spread infectious diseases Macalester College Source: Waste disposal and management: There is a lack of such services in favelas, and even if there is, it is of poor quality.
It is common to see litter and waste strewn in between houses in the favelas. The great expansion of the favelas, which became home to hundreds of thousands of migrants, naturally became the ideal hideout for drug gangs. Conflict between rival gangs and police is rife, while police is trying harder and harder to subdue these gangs.
Between and the number of people killed during police operations in Rio Related issue: Crime and violence Favelas are a big contributor to crime in the urban cities, as most crime and violence is related to gangs, which are based in favelas.
As many children join gangs in favelas, they are also given weapons which they carry around, which also increases violence. The government is treating gang violence in favelas seriously especially because of the upcoming sports events and are stepping up efforts to tackle them.
The majority were poor, black males from the favelas, aged between 15 and The absence of healthcare, schooling and extracurricular activities has contributed to the growth of the drug gangs. With few qualifications, and fewer still employment opportunities, young favela residents are often lured into the drug factions with the promise of regular pay.
Working for the gangs, young men can earn that amount in a week. Gun battles between gangs sometimes move out of the gang-controlled areas favelas into non-gang controlled areas, thus killing innocent bystanders.For personal use.
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