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The UN, aid groups and Rohingya leaders said the fences erected by the military hampered rescue work and caused injuries during Monday’s 12-hour blaze in the maze that killed at least 15 people and left nearly 50,000 homeless.
The Istanbul and Ankara Governorates have been hosting homeless citizens in hotels, giving them a warm place to stay as well as food, new clothes, and access to healthcare.
Former residents of Greece’s largest refugee camp picked through the charred remains of their belongings, salvaging what they could from back-to-back fires.
France, like most European countries, has seen a rise in those sleeping rough in the past decade, fuelled by fallout from the global financial crisis and an influx of migrants from Africa and the Middle East.
Australia's economy has not had a recession for 26 years, and it is one of the world's richest countries, yet the number of homeless people is rising.
In the worst torrential rains in more than a decade, Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims while nearly 75,000 people have been forced out of their homes.
Mahmut, who was once homeless, is behind the project. "According to our customs, eating alone is a shame. There is a thousand-year history of sharing in Anatolia - that is the reason behind the foundation."
The deep freeze in the region threatens immigrants and homeless people as temperatures plunge below -30 Celsius in some places.
Rights group blames state-ordered destruction and ethnic rivalries in waterfront area for leaving families without shelter.
Italian state prosecutor says stealing little food should not be a crime if someone is suffering from desperate circumstances such as being homeless and hungry
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