HOMELESSNESS

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How America counts its homeless – and why so many are overlooked

In the first dispatch of the year-long series Outside in America, we explore the challenges facing the country’s street count of homeless people every two years<p>• Outside in America: learn more – and sign up for our email newsletter<p>They dressed in several layers of clothing or donned old hats. They …

Homelessness

The house is a symbol of man's noble status on earth, relative liberty and independence. It affords him the necessary comfort, retreat, security and safety, functioning as his shelter and safest ha...

The Qur'an highlights that the house is a shelter or a private sanctuary to its residents. Allah says: "It is Allah who made your habitations homes …

Islam

During the last ten days of Ramadan while fasting on December 1st 2002, the Muslim community of Southern California organized a major effort to bring some comfort to the homeless.