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Don’t waste food, says Wan Azizah

The number of homeless people seeking food increases during the fasting month, she says.

Football club opens doors to London homeless

Under a deal with Croydon Council local authority, people formally identified as sleeping rough are referred to Crystal Palace's Selhurst Park stadium.

Pope gives Rome homeless Christmas gift of new clinic in Vatican

The new clinic with three visiting rooms will be open three days a week and will be staffed by volunteer doctors from the Vatican medical services and Rome hospitals.

Californians left homeless by wildfire brace for heavy rain and mud

The impending Pacific storm will also hinder search teams sifting through ash and rubble for remains of additional victims in a disaster that already has claimed at least 81 lives and left hundreds more missing.

City’s Kompany pledges testimonial cash to the homeless

Vincent Kompany will donate the money to the Homelessness Fund.

Cops nab man who bludgeoned 7 in Los Angeles

Police say the man was already considered a 'person of interest'.

‘Too afraid to sleep’: India’s homeless women suffer as cities expand

Women, estimated to make up about 10% of India's homeless population, suffer the brunt of a growing crisis brought on by rapid urbanisation, soaring property prices, and a critical lack of shelters and affordable housing.

More than 70,000 homeless after deadly Lombok quake

There are fears the death toll will rise as workers with heavy machinery claw through the rubble of homes, schools and mosques, with hopes of finding any survivors fading.

After tower blaze, little help for São Paulo squatters

São Paulo has been dealing with high rates of homelessness.

Homeless village opens in Edinburgh following celebrity fundraisers

Partially thanks to support from Leonardo DiCaprio and George Clooney, Social Bite Village has opened in Edinburgh.

Longhouse fire leaves 236 people homeless

Nobody was hurt when the 32-door longhouse was razed in a fire.

Belgium mayors order detention of homeless during cold snap

The mayors of Etterbeek and Brussels made the order to protect them from the effects of a coming cold snap.

Rising poverty gnaws at Italian social fabric as election nears

The government argues that the worst is over, pointing to 14 straight quarters of economic growth, but many Italians have yet to feel the benefits of the upturn.

IOJ’s CNY treat brings festive cheer to the homeless

Institut Onn Jaafar follows its annual tradition of letting the poor and underprivileged in the city to feel loved this Chinese New Year season.

Faced with camp evacuation, California homeless live in fear

Over 500 homeless people in Anaheim, California, are being forcibly relocated.

Italy’s homeless, jobless migrants shunned by politicians

Across Italy, many migrants struggle to survive, but their plight is largely ignored by those in power.

Down but not out: French homeless man takes Twitter by storm

Armed with a old smartphone with a cracked screen, he punches out tweets slamming politicians' empty promises and appealing for help for those without a roof over their heads.

India to convert old train coaches into homeless shelters for winter

Government asks states to consider fitting old passenger coaches with electricity and sewerage connections.

Roundup of homeless due to haphazard food distribution

Soup kitchens should be more organised among themselves so a proper food distribution system can be established in the city.

Homeless mom and son return to live at McD’s

Kechara volunteer finds the pair at McDonald's again after they disappeared from the hotel room he put them up in about two weeks ago.

Fire in Tawau leaves 1,000 villagers homeless

Tawau Fire and Rescue Station operations head says more than 100 wooden houses were already destroyed by the fire when the five fire engines arrived.

Food wastage a year-round disease

Various parties, including ministers, should not just make statements but actually walk the talk in finding a solution to the way food is distributed to the homeless.

A Raya with friends who are really family

Raya function helps soothe sense of loneliness for the homeless and depressed.

Empathy a prerequisite for public office, Nurul Izzah reminds Ku Nan

The MP is upset over the minister’s comment that homeless are becoming lazy and reminds him that more people are becoming poorer.

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