After a week of frustration and criticism along the newly renovated Oberbaumbrücke, safety concerns force the transportation office back to the drawing board.
How many homeless people live in Berlin? Current estimates range greatly – from 6,000 to 10,000 people. That’s one reason why Senator for Integration, Labor and Social Services Elke Breitenbach is looking for volunteers to come together on the night of January 29, 2020. Breitenbach said participants will go around the city and learn more about the homeless in Berlin, in part so the Senate can better provide them with the resources they need.
On Wednesday, Berlin’s hospital association demonstrated outside of the Rotes Rathaus to demand greater investment in hospital infrastructure. The managing director of the organization said that funds are needed for technical upgrades, more digitalization and increased staff, particularly nurses in Berlin hospitals.