“It snuck up on us so quick — we went from 6 cases, and within 6-7 days we went to 26, to 43, to 56,” said the head of a Skid Row shelter.
As of Thursday, 537 homeless people in the city had tested positive for COVID-19, and 33 have died.
The city’s largest shelter is currently experiencing an outbreak.
But even advocates worry it might not be the safer option for avoiding contact with the virus.
A new report on 187 urban and rural cities found a marked increase in “anti-homeless” laws aimed at getting people off the streets.
Robert Marbut's consulting website outlining his views to combat homelessness was deleted, but not before an advocate captured screenshots.
The district and the state can't agree on funding.
About 3,500 Haitians are waiting to cross the border into the US.
You really can't, and it's "because apparently there are bad people," one shelter vaguely told us.
The Category 5 hurricane is projected to make land in the afternoon or early evening, with the storm's centre located somewhere between the resort city of Puerto Vallarta and the port of Manzanillo
The Red Cross says it is adopting a better approach to help Haitians recover from the 2010 earthquake — but past mistakes might plague its future.