In India, one of the fastest growing economies. It develops quickly and aggressively. Creating a certain number of nouveaux riches, this economy also leaves behind many poor people. Collected here are photos of “left behind” – the homeless on the streets of New Delhi.
The country’s capital has an estimated 150,000 population without access to shelter, water, and sanitation. This constitutes one per cent of the total population of Delhi. Women without shelter constitute 5 – 7 per cent of the total homeless in the city. The country’s capital has an estimated 150,000 population without access to shelter, water, and sanitation. This constitutes one per cent of the total population of Delhi. Women without shelter constitute 5 – 7 per cent of the total homeless in the city. And the number continues to swell with increasing migrant population who come here in search of jobs and dreams of better life.
Photo wandering women in shelters for women and children left without shelter, made in late December 2010. This shelter supports non-governmental organization in New Delhi. Winter 2010 was unusually cold for the Indians, the temperature dipped to 3.7 degrees Celsius. Unprecedented in India cold led to the large number of homeless people were forced to seek help at shelters. Many people died of cold on the streets of New Delhi.
Photos from January 3, made a shelter of the old district of Delhi, which depicted the tramps. The end of last year, was remembered for many Hindus. In the city of Delhi is preparing to host the Commonwealth Games, as a result, city authorities demolished a lot of slums. After that, the number of homeless people increased to three million.
Shot on 28 December. Women and girls are left without shelter, cook in a shelter for vagrants.
A little boy in the orphanage doctor inspected. Fortunately, in India there are shelters that provide not only an opportunity to escape from bad weather and food, but also an opportunity to receive support from health workers.
Homeless, in shelters before the New Year celebration.
Fun homeless in a shelter. City charitable organization created the so-called savings bank for stray children. In this cash, they may deposit with his own earned money. More than two thousand street children in age from 9 to 18 use the services of the savings bank.
Stray veiled bed in a shelter.
Guy enjoys music in a shelter for women and children left without a roof over their head. The world’s largest number of homeless people in India. The statistics referred to the figure ten million vagrants, and in the capital of India there are more than a hundred thousand.
Joint viewing the film near the night shelter.
Tramps inside the shelter. Last summer, non-governmental organization in New Delhi carried out a census of street children. Each drifter was an identity document, and so-called “certificate of poverty”. The owner of this certificate is entitled to certain benefits that offers a program of social security.
Tramp sleeps near the building the shelter of social organization. Winter 2010 took the lives of many homeless people as state media. Homeless in New Delhi and throughout India not stand this kind of cold.
Tramps share a bed with a stray dog. Another significant problem for New Delhi is the problem of stray dogs. Each year about 200 people suffer from attacks of these animals and as a result die from rabies. At the moment, the city council of the capital of India is unable to solve this problem.
A woman in a shelter for homeless expected the drink hot tea.
A woman veiled in a flophouse bed. Unprecedented cold this year led to the fact that the Indian authorities have declared their acceptance of a special program to build shelters for vagrants. In these shelters will be able to find accommodation and to protect themselves from the cold.
Morning of January 13 vagrants were forced to make a fire in one of the oldest districts of Delhi, to a little warm. According to statistics, in Delhi there are more than 67,000 vagrants, women constitute 15% of that figure, and the children – 10%.
Tramps are forced to sleep on the sidewalks of the old district of New Delhi. Low temperatures were a strong challenge for India, not knowing never cold. Vagabonds and beggars are suffering from colds in the first place.
Bums on the roadway.
Snapshot of January 13, depicting the homeless, located right on the roadway in the old part of Delhi. Hoping to warm up he turned ragged blankets.
Photo dated 28 December, at which homeless boy poses for a photograph in an orphanage supported by the NGO.