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Homelessness

Millions of people all over the word lack the comfort and security of their home. Homelessness means not having a home. Even if you have a roof over your head you can still be homeless. This is because you may not have any rights to stay where you live or your home might be unsuitable for you.

There are homeless people all over the world in rich countries and poor countries. People become homeless for lots of different reasons. It may be as a result of a natural disaster – such as a flood or an earthquake, because of a war or conflict where they live. Homelessness can also be caused by poverty and unemployment and problems with family relationships. Refugees and asylum seekers are often homeless because they have left their homes in the countries where they were originally living.


"Everybody needs a home to call their own"
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