Studio Berlin, broadcast November 23, 2019: Homelessness in Berlin and Germany

Germany's homeless population has increased by more than 4% over the previous year. What's the reason behind it and what can authorities do to address the issue?
Studio Berlin host Sumi Somaskanda takes a closer look at homelessness and poverty in Germany and Berlin. She is joined by Jutta Allmedinger, president of the WZB Berlin Social Science center and Wilhelm Nadolny from the Berliner Stadtmission, or Berlin City Mission.

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Show broadcast November 23, 2019: Homelessness in Berlin and Germany

 

Germany’s homeless population has increased by more than 4% over the previous year. What’s the reason behind it and what can authorities do to address the issue?

Studio Berlin host Sumi Somaskanda takes a closer look at homelessness and poverty in Germany and Berlin. She is joined by Jutta Allmedinger, president of the WZB Berlin Social Science center and Wilhelm Nadolny from the Berliner Stadtmission, or Berlin City Mission.

 

 

This show was produced by Monika Mueller-Kroll, with assistance from Nikki Motson and Caleb Larsen

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