Street Sleepers

Author: Tommy Lee Byrd
Publisher: Cartech Incorporated
ISBN: 9781934709580
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Outstanding photography and in-depth owner interviews tell the tale, and even track times are shared.

Social Services Administration In Hong Kong

Author: Chan Kam Tong
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814485950
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The MDTESS aimed at providing an intensive outreach service to street sleepers,
with special emphasis to help rehouse elderly persons and reintegrate them into
the society. With a view to achieve this goal, five objectives were then stated: (1)
To help rehouse homeless elderly street sleepers; (2) To help elderly street
sleepers improve their personal hygiene even if they choose to remain on the
streets; (3) To establish and maintain elderly street sleepers' communication with
helping ...

Faces Of Homelessness In The Asia Pacific

Author: Carole Zufferey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315475235
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Carole Zufferey, Nilan Yu. rough in the close vicinity of these areas (HKCSS,
1983). Crucially, since the SWD is only in charge of welfare issues, it could only
hand out daily necessity items and/or social allowances for the elderly, which
meant that street sleepers were not eligible for any rehousing benefits.

Introduction To Social Housing

Author: Paul Reeves
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136392068
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These are poignant images, and somewhat stereotypical, but I believe that the
term 'street sleeper' conjured up one or more of these images in your mind. Street
sleepers have been the subject of a large number of initiatives over the last
twenty or thirty years. There was the Conservative Government of 1992–96's
Rough Sleepers Initiative, which increased funding to organisations like St
Mungo's, to enable the conversion of buildings to hostels to get people off the
streets and give ...

The Shek Kip Mei Myth

Author: Alan Smart
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
ISBN: 9789622097926
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The Urban Council survey noted that 2714 of the street-sleepers were cooking on
the street and comments that "This Department has always regarded the 'cookers'
as regular street sleepers and the 'non-cookers' as casuals".14 There were also
in 1954 three thousand people "who are nearly all the victims of former fires and,
in CP's [Commissioner of Police] opinion, comprised the majority of the general
street sleepers of the Colony before the fire occurred".15 This was the largest ...

Negotiating Territoriality

Author: Allan Charles Dawson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317800532
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Given the difficulties of the housing situation, these numbers seemed quite low. A
memorandum from Mr. Barnett, the chairman of the Urban Council, commented
that β€œall those in my Department remember the days of 1940 and 1941 when
there were said to be some half a million street-sleepers in the Colony and they
were, in such numbers, a great inconvenience to scavenging [garbage collection]
.” Squatting was well controlled prior to World War II, so it seems as if street
sleeping ...

Working With Adults At Risk From Harm

Author: Greenfields, Margaret
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335241220
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Personal safety Rough sleepers are at greatly exacerbated risk of violent assault
than are surrounding populations (including those insecurely accommodated in
hostels and squats). The dangers to rough sleepers include violence from other '
street homeless' people – particularly associated with use of alcohol and drugs or
those having an episode of mental ill-health, and also from passing members of
the public who may themselves be drunk or simply regard homeless vulnerable ...

Regulating Water And Sanitation For The Poor

Author: Richard Franceys
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 1849772312
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Refers to the street sleepers and the street children with no fixed living space.
and/or illegal housing areas); and most importantly the 'powerless poor',
characterized by 'insecurity and vulnerability, bad social relations, low self-
confidence and powerlessness' (Narayan et al, 1999) To these descriptions other
characteristics can be addressed: the unemployed, the underemployed, the
randomly employed as in daily paid (and employed) labourers, the over-
borrowed, the single parent, ...