homelessness

10 ways to help others during the coronavirus outbreak – Positive News – Positivity Article

10) Life on the margins: help homeless people better protect themselves People who are homeless face a particular risk from Covid-19, according to experts. They have poorer health in general, including pre-existing conditions that have weakened their immune systems. Jon Sparkes, chief executive of the charity Crisis, has urged the government to introduce testing and emergency housing for homeless people during the pandemic. “Let’s not forget that the average age of death of someone who is homeless is 45, substantially lower than…

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Parking lot in Australia turned into a shelter for the homeless to give them refuge at night – Positivity Article

Please share our story on:After walking through an empty parking lot one night, the founder of this charity thought of turning the vacant space into a shelter for the homeless. Since time immemorial, the issue of homelessness has remained prevalent in different parts of the world. In the United States alone, “a total of 552,830 people were experiencing homelessness on a single night in 2018”, according to HUD’s Annual Point-in-Time Count. The reasons for individuals losing their homes may vary,…

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