85% increase in UK homeless deaths

A support center in London has reported an 85% increase in homeless deaths in England over the past few years.

A support center in London announced that 1,313 people in England died of homelessness last year, an 85% increase on 2019.

According to the official reports of Anatolia news agency, a British homeless center announced that since 2019, more than 4,000 people have died due to homelessness in England, and currently one homeless person dies every six and a half hours.

Stating that reliance on illegal and dangerous temporary accommodation is one of the leading causes of homeless deaths alongside addiction, the support center says that in 2021, the number of homeless people in Wales and England increased by 20%, with 85% of them being under 65 years of age.

This report also continues: since 2010, the reduction and interruption of health care services and mental health services and the reduction of support services for drug and alcohol addicts have had their impact, because 36% of the deaths of these people are due to drug addiction and Alcohol related and another 10% was due to suicide.





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