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Rights and freedoms · Social problem
ga easpa dídine REFERENCE Faomhadh an téarma seo mar chuid de Thionscadal Lex
en homelessness
DEFINITION Homelessness is the absence of a personal, permanent, adequate dwelling. Homeless people are those who are unable to access a personal, permanent,adequate dwelling or to maintain such a dwelling due to financial constraints andother social barriers. <br><br>Those living in "dwelling circumstances" that can be classified as homelessness include rough sleepers, pavement dwellers, occupants of shelters, street children, occupants of refugee and other emergency camps, etc. REFERENCE Definition used by the European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless (FEANTSA), report from the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements https://habnet.unhabitat.org/files/1774_homeless.pdf [15.4.2015]
COMMENT 'Homelessness means not having a home. Even if you have a roof over your head you can still be homeless. This is because you may not have any rights to stay where you live or your home might be unsuitable for you.' ('Shelter' website)
fr exclusion liée au logement | sans-abrisme | état de sans-abri
DEFINITION fait d'être sans logement, sans-abri ou dans un logement précaire et inadéquat REFERENCE COM-FR d'après le site de FEANTSA > accueil > Qu’est-ce que le sans-abrisme?, http://www.feantsa.org/fr/about-us/faq [23.10.2017]
de Wohnungslosigkeit | Obdachlosigkeit
COMMENT Der englische Begriff "homelessness" ist weit gefasst (siehe Definition des englischen Eintrags) und deckt weitgehend die Begriffe "Obdachlosigkeit" und "Wohnungslosigkeit" ab (Definitonen siehe unten).
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