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close this bookStrategies to Combat Homelessness (HABITAT, 2000, 228 p.)
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentPreface
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentList of acronyms
View the documentExecutive summary
Open this folder and view contentsI. Introduction
Open this folder and view contentsII. Defining homelessness
Open this folder and view contentsIII. The scale of homelessness (in selected countries)
Open this folder and view contentsIV. Why are people homeless?
Open this folder and view contentsV. Characteristics of homeless people
Open this folder and view contentsVI. Street children
Open this folder and view contentsVII. Interventions for and with homeless people
Open this folder and view contentsVIII. Interventions for and with street children
Open this folder and view contentsIX. Recent policy developments
Open this folder and view contentsX. Conclusions and proposals for combating homelessness
View the documentAnnex 1. A selection of important international instruments on homelessness and the right to housing
View the documentAnnex 2. What does adequate housing mean?
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View the documentThe United National Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) has launched a Global Campaign for Secure Tenure.

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UNITED NATIONS CENTRE FOR HUMAN SETTLEMENTS (Habitat)

Series of publications in support of the Global Campaign for Secure Tenure No. 03/2000

United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat)
Nairobi, 2000

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Cover design: Amrik Kalsi, UNCHS (Habitat), Nairobi
Cover photos credits: UNCHS (Habitat), UNICEF and Mark Edwards
Printing: UNON Printshop, Nairobi

United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat)
Nairobi, 2000

HS/599/00 E
ISBN 92-1-131458-5

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