Tomb dwellers in Cairo
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Cairo property prices lead many to live in cemeteries

19 August 2014 Last updated at 12:29 BST

Finding a home in a place where house prices are rising is a problem shared by many around the world.

In the Egyptian capital, Cairo, rising prices have forced almost two million people out of their homes over the years.

What is unique in this city, though, is that many now live in cemeteries.

The problem has existed for about 50 years and its one that the government is struggling to get to grips with.

Sally Nabil reports from Cairo.