Most of Delhi's homeless refuse to shift to shelters, HC told

The city government on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that most of the homeless people do not want to shift to night shelters and that they were involved in drugs-related activities.

Centre asks J&K Govt to provide land to build shelters for border villagers

 To mitigate sufferings of people living in border areas of Jammu and Kashmir, the Centre has asked the state government to provide suitable land for constructing special structures and bunkers to give shelter to affected villagers whenever there is firing from Pakistan.

Need more night shelters in the capital: NGO to Delhi HC

 The Delhi High Court was on Friday informed by some NGOs that more permanent night shelters were required in the city as homeless people could still be seen sleeping on roads and also in view of the approaching winter even as they alleged that its orders on upkeep of such facilities were not being followed.

Lack of shelter forces AIIMS patients to stay in toilets, pavements

Paucity of beds in AIIMS and lack of affordable accommodation facilities have forced many outstation patients and their families to seek refuge in a toilet complex and on pavements near the hospital in this freezing cold.

Odisha to strengthen flood forecasting, set up more shelters

With the cyclone Phailin resultant rains and subsequent heavy downpour owing to low pressure causing two spells of flood in the state, Odisha government decided to strengthen the flood forecasting and monitoring system.

Cyclone shelters to be managed local communities in AP

The Andhra Pradesh govt has decided to hand over the newly constructed Multi-Purpose Cyclone Shelters to local communities to ensure better management.

Better shelters for troops in high altitude areas

Army personnel posted in high
altitude areas along the China and Pakistan borders will soon
be shifted to better shelters.

Prefabricated insulated shelters for soldiers in forward areas

To improve living condition of
soldiers posted in forward areas, Defence Ministry has
launched a pilot project on pre-fabricated "insulated
shelters" for the troops operating in extreme climatic

Israel to build shelters against bio-chemical bombs

Shelters will accommodate civilians in case of chemical or biological attack.

Winds destroy shelters for Lankan war-displaced: Report

More than 2,000 temporary shelters for civilians displaced in Sri Lanka`s recently-ended ethnic war were destroyed by gale force winds, a press report said Sunday.