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shelter

A facility in the US with less than 100 beds that may house abused women and their children, the homeless, or other disenfranchised persons, providing a place to sleep, food and clothing.
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Volunteers began installing the solar panels at Committee on the Shelterless on Friday, October 28, 2016.
The 50-day resistance of the besieged and shelterless people of Gaza .
The policies to increase employment may not, at least in the short run; lead to increase in income growth rate, the policies to reduce the problem of shelterless may not be supportive of capital investment in the cities.
To this very day many thousands of those dispossessed inhabitants still remain unbelievably rootless, shelterless in other lands, having been chased from their homes and homeland by the English who wanted their land.
I wouldn't wake up to a shrieking alarm clock every morning and get on a train to work if I didn't know the alternative was a shelterless, foodless and eventually breathless existence six feet under the ground.
A missionary recalls, that "by streams and lakes, in willow copses and upon bare hillsides, often shelterless, the poor, plague-striken wretches lay down to die.
There they lived shelterless during the entire winter of 1854/55, using the local caves to escape rain and cold.
Two years of great comradeship were in tatters as I silently shed tears on this godforsaken, shelterless point 711.
People who are ill-fed, ill-clothed, uneducated, and shelterless cannot realistically enjoy an equal footing in the political world of ordinary citizens.
THE National Beef Association is calling on the Government to do more to prevent livestock - made shelterless by the new foot-andmouth movement restrictions - from starving this winter.
The next morning with the sky looking decidedly grey, we considered a few bad weather options should conditions worsen; the exposed, shelterless moorland of the Cambrian Mountains is no place to be caught out on a stormy day.