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Poverty in Italy

Angelo van Schaik, RomeOctober 23, 2014

Poverty has grown across Europe, and is more severe in southern regions. At the beginning of this year, homelessness across Italy was estimated at 48,000, while the number of homeless people in Italy may have tripled since the economic crisis began. Angelo Van Schaik reports from a homeless shelter in Rome, historically frequented by immigrants - where organizers are seeing ever more Italians.