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    Posted: 22 December 2018 at 3:24am

LONDON – The British Muslim charity Penny Appeal has unveiled five ice sculptures in the heart of London’s financial district, Canary Wharf, each representing five families that are made homeless every hour in the UK.

To give this content, the charity Shelter has observed that 1 in 67 people in Birmingham – the second most populous city in the UK – is homeless. Speaking to the BBC, Shelter’s CEO, Polly Neate said,

“Due to the perfect storm of spiraling rents, welfare cuts and a total lack of social housing, record numbers of people are sleeping out on the streets or stuck in the cramped confines of a hostel room. We desperately need action now to change tomorrow for the hundreds of thousands whose lives will be blighted by homelessness this winter.” ...

http://aboutislam.net/muslim-issues/europe/british-muslims-join-christians-tackle-homelessness/


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