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British homeowners face bankruptcy to strip unsafe building panels

Oct 09 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When single mother Timea scraped together enough money to buy a two-bedroom flat in London, she looked forward to providing her son with the security of their own home.

British homeowners face bankruptcy to strip unsafe building panels

Oct 08 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When single mother Timea scraped together enough money to buy a two-bedroom flat in London, she looked forward to providing her son with the security of their own home.

Nearly one billion people scared of losing homes or land, poll finds

Jul 15 2020

LONDON, July 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost one billion people around the world fear losing their homes or land within five years, with owners and tenants in Burkina Faso and the Philippines the most concerned, a survey of 140 nations showed on Wednesday.

From inmate to homeless: Poor housing returns convicts to jail in England

Jul 08 2020

LONDON, July 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A lack of housing and widespread homelessness in England are pushing many ex-inmates to re-offend and end up back in jail, a prisons watchdog warned on Wednesday.

Don't forget the homeless once coronavirus crisis ends, U.N. expert urges

Apr 29 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Life-saving measures to house the most vulnerable amid coronavirus lockdowns risk falling by the wayside after the pandemic, a United Nations expert has warned, calling for stronger action to eradicate housing insecurity.

Race for space to house vulnerable in coronavirus

Mar 26 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - "Stay home" - that's the message stretching from Italy to Iran as the world tries to contain coronavirus. But what if you've got no place to call home, or your house is out of bounds in the pandemic? | Video

FEATURE-Race for space to house vulnerable in coronavirus

Mar 26 2020

LONDON, March 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - "Stay home" - that's the message stretching from Italy to Iran as the world tries to contain coronavirus. But what if you've got no place to call home, or your house is out of bounds in the pandemic?

Trees alone can't win fight against soaring heat, cities warned

Feb 12 2020

ABU DHABI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Popular projects to plant more trees and expand green space in cities may not protect residents from soaring and often deadly heat unless the efforts target those most in need of relief and bring communities closer, researchers and policymakers said.

Art and technology expose 'hidden inequalities' in cities

Feb 10 2020

Abu Dhabi (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In South Africa's Cape Town, an aerial photograph shows vast villas interspersed with lush greenery, blue swimming pools and the odd tennis court, while on the other side of the road, hundreds of tin-roof shacks tell a different story.

In vanishing portraits, artist urges world leaders to protect indigenous tribes

Jan 21 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From a group of pink-clad women climbing the Peruvian Andes to men in feathered headgear in canoes on a Papua New Guinea lake, an artist is using vanishing portraits of endangered tribes to spur world leaders into action.

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