Cairo slum dwellers given new homes – in pictures

A resident walks past the new buildings in the Tahya Misr housing project in Al Asmarat district, where slum dwellers have been rehoused in Al Mokattam, east of Cairo. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Cairo slum dwellers given new homes - in pictures

Tractors are seen at the Tahya Misr housing project where former residents of the city’s most dangerous slums will soon be offered homes, in Al Asmarat, Cairo. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Cairo slum dwellers given new homes - in pictures

A woman carries bottles of water in Al Assal, one of the oldest slums in the Shubra district of Cairo. residents have been offered new homes away from the dangerous area. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Cairo slum dwellers given new homes - in pictures

A woman walks between old homes in Al Assal, one of the oldest slums in the Shubra district of Cairo. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Cairo slum dwellers given new homes - in pictures

A man closes the door of his slum house in Al Assal. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Cairo slum dwellers given new homes - in pictures

A girl sleeps on the floor of her slum home in Al Assal. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Cairo slum dwellers given new homes - in pictures

A man in Al Assal, one of the oldest slums in the Shubra district of Cairo. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Cairo slum dwellers given new homes - in pictures

People walk between old buildings in Al Assal. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Cairo slum dwellers given new homes - in pictures

Cracks are seen in a wall in Al Assal. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Cairo slum dwellers given new homes - in pictures

A woman shows cracks in a floor in her Al Assal slum house. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Cairo slum dwellers given new homes - in pictures

A man shows cracks in his walls in Al Assal. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Cairo slum dwellers given new homes - in pictures

A worker completes his job at one of the government-built new buildings. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Cairo slum dwellers given new homes - in pictures

A youth stands in front of a housing construction site next to his home in Al Assal. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Cairo slum dwellers given new homes - in pictures

A boy plays football at a sports ground at the Tahya Misr housing project in Al Asmarat district, where new housing has been built for people previously stuck in dangerous slums. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Cairo slum dwellers given new homes - in pictures

Children play in a sports ground at the Tahya Misr housing project. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Cairo slum dwellers given new homes - in pictures

Residents sit in front of their new apartment buildings at the Tahya Misr housing project. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

Cairo slum dwellers given new homes - in pictures

A juice vendor stands at a gate to the Tahya Misr housing project Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters

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