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Challenges and social issues of homeless people in Kochchikade Region, Colombo District in Sri Lanka

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Homelessness is not a single person’s personal issue nor does it affect people in a same way. Every nations are facing the same crisis of homelessness and poverty. The situation led by several circumstances. This research explores to identify the causes and challenges faced by the homeless people. The society recognizes them as minor ability folk and refuse them from care and support. The objective of this research is to find out the challenges and social issues of the people who don’t have a permanent shelter to live. In accordance with the findings, homeless people are widely having personal troubles and social abandon. The whole community should take part to support the people who have been isolated from the society. Proper progress can be made through government to care the needy community. According to one of the sayings that a single person cannot change someone’s destiny but, a group of people can.
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  • Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts and Culture, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Oluvil, Sri Lanka
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