Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board

Delhi's Homeless In Winter Chill Find Comfort In Moveable Shelters

This year's winter in Delhi, India has been particularly cold with temperatures hitting 14 degrees Celcius affecting thousands of homeless who live on pavements under the open skies. NGOs have come to their rescue providing temporary shelters made of materials like bamboo, reinforcing rods, canvas, and net to keep away disease borne mosquitoes. At least 7 bodies have been found in several areas in Delhi of homeless people having died of winter cold. The government has also provided services to rescue homeless in distress.

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