Marialena, a 42 year-old homeless AIDS sufferer and former drug addict who is on a methadone rehabilitation programme, sleeps under a bridge in central Athens.
Henryk, 58, eats his meal at the Camillian Mission shelter for homeless people in Warsaw where he has lived for five years. Food Bank SOS distributes food, including produce that would have otherwise gone to waste, to charities such as the Camillian Mission. Cutting the amount of food that goes to waste is the theme of this year’s World Environment Day on Wednesday. The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation estimates that about a third of all the food produced for human consumption worldwide every year is wasted.
Residents of the “Vinzirast Mittendrin” house are pictured in Vienna. The photo montage shows the portraits of the first residents of the Vinzirast Mittendrin housing project in the stairwell of the building in Vienna, Austria.
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Rohingya women sit in front of their relief tent at the Mansi Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp on the outskirts of Sittwe on Wednesday. A cyclone threatening to lash low-lying coastal areas of Bangladesh and Myanmar appears to have weakened, but still poses a risk to more than 8 million people, according to the UN.
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A homeless family rests on their cart near Manila’s Makati financial district. They use their cart to earn a living by gathering recyclable materials. Poverty incidence in the Philippines has remained unchanged despite the 6.6 per cent economic growth rate that the country posted last year, the National Statistical Co-ordination Board said on Tuesday.