Homeless

Hyderabad rains: Homeless flee from one flooded spot to another

Water has been seeping through the nooks and crannies of the wet Barkas cemetery lane and flowing on the streets, since heavy rains started in the area.

published on : 21st October 2020

Rapid assessment survey for homeless needed in Delhi: Housing and Land Rights Network

The advocacy group Housing and Land Rights Network urged the Delhi government not to move anyone into shelters without adequate consultation, and consent of people.

published on : 10th October 2020

Delhi government to continue free meals facility for homeless

The AAP government had started this scheme for the poor and homeless people living in DUSIB shelters soon after the coronavirus lockdown earlier this year.

published on : 26th September 2020

Shelter for homeless yet to take shape in Thuvarankuruchi Government Hospital

Red tapism and inaction by the health department have led to an inordinate delay in the construction of a Shelter for Urban Homeless (SUH ) at Ponnampatti panchayat in Tiruchy district.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Twitter hails Hyderabad woman constable who fed, nursed homeless mom and baby

Rajya’s heart-warming gesture went viral after Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar also lauded the Inspector on Twitter on Monday.

published on : 15th September 2020

Covid-19: Homeless people find it hard on Kochi streets

Amid the economic crisis, the daily expense incurred has forced several organisations to stay away from providing aid to these people

published on : 18th August 2020

Quaran-tinned: Plight of Chennai’s homeless

Confined within the perimeter of tin sheets the 45 homeless families living along the stretch of Gandhi-Irwin road in Egmore are now worried about their safety. 

published on : 9th August 2020

Tin confinements to 'quarantine' homeless individuals have opposite effect in Chennai

Asked if their names were recorded by Corporation staff to keep track of the number of people under quarantine, residents said no such count was taken.

published on : 8th August 2020

Don't ask mobile numbers, ID proof for COVID testing of mentally ill homeless: Delhi HC to ICMR

The court said that ICMR should issue a clarification by way of a circular or an office order that the identity proof, address proof and mobile number are not required.

published on : 24th July 2020

Are we giving a cold shoulder to the homeless due to COVID-19 scare?

The Covid scare has increased the distance between the homeless and shelters run by the civic body.

published on : 6th July 2020

With COVID scare looming large, homeless in Chennai left with none to care

So far 12 have tested positive for COVID-19 in Chennai corporation shelter for the homeless and NGOs are unable to rescue homeless people for the fear of spreading the infection.

published on : 5th July 2020

No haven for the homeless

Some street dwellers suggested the district administration should consider conducting health camps for them.

published on : 22nd June 2020

California man charged with poisoning homeless people

Some of the victims were told they would be taking part in a "spicy food challenge" and were given beer to encourage them to take part.

published on : 12th June 2020

52 inmates of shelter house get a new lease of life

As many as 52 persons, who were homeless and lost jobs, were given accommodation in a temporary shelter in April in a municipal corporation school here due to the lockdown restrictions.

published on : 21st May 2020

Chamoli district deploys 'food vans' to provide for homeless, migrants

The vans are being provided by fisheries department which has facilities of keeping the meal warm following standards of hygiene. 

published on : 16th April 2020
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