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Category Archives: Humanitarian Aid

1,000s Of “Micro-Homes” Sprout Up All Over Bay Area To House The Growing Homeless Population

Roughly one year ago we shared the plans of a billionaire real estate developer in San Francisco who wanted to build communities for the homeless in Bay Area neighborhoods using stackable steel shipping containers (see: San Fran Billionaire Luanches Plan To House Homeless In Shipping Containers).  Not surprisingly, the efforts were met with some resistance […]

41 Million Americans Are Living In Poverty This Christmas

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Even though the stock market continues to set new record high after new record high, poverty is exploding all over America.  It is being reported that 41 million people are living in poverty at this moment, and 9 million of them do not receive a single […]

These Are The 12 Most Disaster-Prone States In America

Authored by Daisy Luther via The Organic Prepper blog, No matter where you live, there’s always a possibility that a disaster might occur in any of the states. Hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, earthquakes, wildfires…Mother Nature can get you regardless of your location. And it isn’t just Mother Nature we have to worry about – things like […]

World’s First Vending-Machine For The Homeless To Be Unveiled In UK In December; LA, NYC Next Year

This is a first, a new charity in the UK called Action Hunger plans to install a vending machine for the homeless in December. The organization describes itself as a charity with a “new approach to combating homelessness.” The initial plan will be installing a machine in the town of Nottingham in the December time-period, then a second machine […]

San Diego’s Deadly Hepatitis A Outbreak Turns “Statewide Epidemic” As “Outbreak Could Last Years”

A few weeks ago we highlighted the staggering outbreak of Hepatitis A in San Diego that had infected 400 people and killed more than a dozen.  The outbreak was first identified in early March, according to the county, and declared a public health emergency in September. But, as the LA Times points out, the hepatitis A […]

Utah Mayor Suffers “Shocking Experience” After Going Undercover As Homeless Man

Amid President Obama's 'recovery', President Trump's 'awesome economy', and record high stock prices, Salt Lake City mayor Ben McAdams secretly entered the world of the homeless in Utah as he pondered a decision (that he knew would anger many residents) on the selection of a site for a third homeless resource center in his city. […]

NYC Homelessness Record High Despite Falling Unemployment Rate

Submitted by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Salil Mehta at Statistical Ideas investigates the homeless rate in New York City. Mehta notes the streets are flourishing with a severe homelessness problem that’s escalating briskly despite a falling unemployment rate. Please consider a The Empire City of Homelessness. Annual Growth Rate of Homeless Record High Homeless Note […]

Unhappy Holidays: Houston Police Force Homeless People To Throw Away Food

Submitted by Derrick Broze via TheAntiMedia.org, Local activists attempting to hand out food and gifts were shocked on Thursday afternoon when Houston police forced the homeless to throw away the donations.  Around 1 pm on Thursday,  several individuals met in downtown Houston to distribute plates of hot food, blankets, and other supplies to the city’s […]

America Has Unofficially Declared War On The Homeless

Submitted by Josie Wales via TheAntiMedia.org, Police departments across the country have been ramping up raids on the homeless, stealing coats, blankets, and other personal items and leaving those on the street with no protection from the cold and rain. The Homelessness San Diego Facebook page recently posted a video of city workers conducting an […]

Half Of The Population Of The World Is Dirt Poor – And The Global Elite Want To Keep It That Way

Submitted by Michale Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Could you survive on just $2.50 a day?  According to Compassion International, approximately half of the population of the entire planet currently lives on $2.50 a day or less.  Meanwhile, those hoarding wealth at the very top of the global pyramid are rapidly becoming a lot […]