Thousands of children are living in makeshift shelters six months after a devastating earthquake and tsunami pounded the Indonesian city of Palu, aid agencies said Tuesday, as authorities wrestle with a "painfully slow" recovery.
For thousands of poor or homeless children in California, you could say that Chef Bruno Serato is a real super-hero, vanquishing hunger by the plateful -- three million meals in 14 years, to be exact.
An auxiliary dam at the Xe Pian Xe Namnoy hydroelectric project in southern Laos collapsed on July 23 last year under the pressure of rising monsoon waters
Nothing leaves us as vulnerable as adversity does. It leaves us with a set of eyes, which stops seeing reason and a mind that turns incorrigibly manipulative. That’s why the hardened criminal is constantly found prowling for those felled by adversity.
Will Smith and Dame Helen Mirren will read a bedtime story during a one-night fundraising campaign to help fight global homelessness.
A Japanese evacuation centre turned away two homeless people as a deadly typhoon approached on the weekend, prompting widespread criticism and a promise from the prime minister on Tuesday that it would not happen again.
Sleeping rough is traumatic. It’s common knowledge that the problem has aggravated in the recent months. While Boris Johnson and his team are trying to push UK off the cliff, hundreds are spending their nights in temporary shelters, on the street or a transport hub. The irony is that while Brexit keeps politicians awake, homeless people have no choice but to stay awake (“Homeless people face high risk of chronic sleep loss,” Sept.14, Gulf Today).
No one chooses to become homeless – to live on the streets, in hostels or temporary accommodation. These are not convenient options, they are last ditch solutions
Migrants are human, aren’t they? If they were migrating to earth from another planet, we may have been justified in closing our borders. But they are not. Pope Francis in his homily nailed it.