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1

Amount of people

400,000 people move to Dhaka per year
15 million inhabitants

2

Push factors

•flooding
•not enough money to provide rent food

3

Pull factors

Family
Friends

4

Mega city

Fasted growing mega city
Poorest mega city

5

Slums

A third of the inhabitants live in slums

6

Traffic

Traffic costs 2 billion a year

7

Water

Scarcity of clean water
Poor people pay more for water

8

Caste

70% of Poor Indians are in the lowest caste

9

Ways to help

Self help schemes build their own facilities