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How to solve homelessness – lessons from around the world

There are an estimated 150 million homeless people worldwide. Some organizations are offering innovative solutions to the problem. Image: Unsplash/Jon Tyson

Sean Fleming

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The buses' sleep pods are equipped with power, lighting and blackout curtains. Image: Buses4Homeless
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Change Please coffee vans can be found at locations and events around London. Image: Change Please
Number of homeless people by shelter status, United States
Estimated number of homeless people in the US, by shelter status Image: Our World in Data
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An artist’s impression of planned new Y Foundation housing. Image: Y Foundation
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