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Thousands face food shortage after junta plane bombs IDP camp in eastern Myanmar

Tin Tun is silent as he sits in the searing heat of the sun. It’s past noon, but he still hasn’t eaten anything. The 40-year-old farmer from Inn Nge Daunt,…

Equipment required for an ideal camp

Equipment required for an ideal camp Camping life can be an ideal choice for those who want to get rid of the busy and noisy atmosphere of the city and…

Why Anchorage must end its winter camp discount program

By Clarice Ruhlin-Hicks Updated: February 27, 2022 Posted: February 27, 2022 Tents at a homeless camp are pitched on the bluff overlooking Ship Creek near downtown Anchorage on Tuesday, Jan.…

Usangu Expedition Camp in Tanzania combines safari and science: Travel Weekly

A new ‘citizen science’ experience is being launched in Ruaha National Park in Tanzania, offering guests the chance to be part of a hands-on conservation experience. The experience is part…

Neighbors frustrated with Santa Rosa’s inaction at large homeless camp

Maria Elena Pineda loved watching her grandchildren ride bikes and scooters down the sleepy cul-de-sac outside her five-bedroom home in southwest Santa Rosa. But since a nearby homeless encampment exploded…

Charlotte’s First-Ever ‘Carolina BBQ Festival’ Comes to Camp North End

Image attenuation/Shutterstock If you’re connected to the Charlotte BBQ scene, you’re probably already familiar with Sweet Lew’s BBQ. Carnivores come from miles around to sample the award-winning dishes of this…

Carolina BBQ Festival gears up for Charlotte NC’s Camp North End

Lewis Donald, co-owner of Sweet Lew’s BBQ. Alex Cason Photography CharlotteFive Carolina BBQ fans: mark your calendars for Charlotte’s first Carolina BBQ Festival, slated for this spring at Camp North…

Complaints multiply around homeless campers

The temperature quickly dropped as the sun lowered in the sky over Pensacola Bay on Monday night. James Comeau III and his girlfriend, Peggy Lamb Smith, settle into their modest…

Kids spend February vacation enjoying the outdoors at Milton Scout Camp – Boston 25 News

MILTON, Mass. – Even as COVID-19 cases decline and restrictions ease, outdoor activities are a big draw for families looking for February vacation activities for kids. At Milton New England…

A summer camp-style escape on Lake Winnipesaukee

Enjoy plenty of room to spread out in this four-season waterfront cottage-style getaway. Sign up for our weekly Homes & Properties newsletter, featuring homes for sale, neighborhood events and more.…

Canada must repatriate dying woman and child from Daesh camp: HRW

LONDON: A Pakistani student who fled to Britain after surviving a Taliban school shooting has become president of the Oxford Union, the famed college debating club that helped launch the…

15 gift ideas for humans who love to hike, run and camp

Originally posted on ElevationOutdoors.com Summer adventures are getting smaller and smaller in the rearview mirror of the motorhome, there’s frost along the open road and a delicious streak of blue…

Novato homeless camp builds sense of community

Novato public works director Chris Blunk, left, and city employee Will Morat, center, talk with Jason Sarris, a resident of Lee Gerner Park homeless camp, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022. (Sherry…

Activists block weekend homeless camp removal outside Seattle City Hall

Seattle city workers removed at least a dozen homeless camps across the city in 2022, but their most recent efforts were thwarted over the weekend. Council member pushes to expand…

Missoula TSOS Camp Needs Help During Biting Cold Snap

As temperatures plummet and the wind chill factor dips below freezing, Missoula’s Temporary Safe Outdoor Space (TSOS) camp is in desperate need of help keeping its residents warm. KGVO News…

Authorities extricate and relocate approximately 100 people from Salt Lake homeless camp

Salt Lake County officials evacuated about 100 people from a homeless encampment at 546 S. 700 West in Salt Lake City on Thursday. The county health department says they waited…

Sausalito ratifies homeless camp emergency declaration

The Sausalito City Council has ratified an emergency declaration amid concerns about conditions at the city-run camp for the homeless at Marinship Park. The statement was adopted Tuesday on the…

Rat infestation at San Jose homeless camp highlights dire need

At the epicenter of a humanitarian crisis in San Jose where hundreds of people are sleeping outside, another crisis is brewing: that of the rats. “They’re everywhere,” Luke Eblieg, a…

Wenatchee homeless scatter as WSDOT fills former camp with boulders to deter future tents | housing crisis

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INDOT closes homeless camp along I-65

INDIANAPOLIS — An IMPD officer told me to watch out for used syringes on the floor of a homeless encampment cleared by the Indiana Department of Transportation on its right-of-way…

A man with a plan near a camp | Local News | Fold | The Weekly Source

SAmir Dean is sales manager at Paulson’s Floor Covering on Franklin Avenue in Bend, next to a growing campsite on Second Street. What started as a handful of tents quickly…

Memories of a refugee camp inspire a graphic designer

CLAREMONT, CA — Sahara: Acts of memory, presented at the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College, explores how graphic design can transform the way we understand and interact with…

Lawyers warn against legal action over Midway camp crackdown

Two attorneys have formally asked the city to stop enforcing laws against homeless residents at a Midway District homeless camp this weekend, before police resume ticketing on Monday. Attorneys Scott…

Center Camp Coffee Love Letter

In 1995, the Center Camp Coffee Shop was born as a single espresso machine sitting on bales of hay. Rumor has it that a storm swept away the Bedouin-style tent…

‘No Returning Home’: Life in a makeshift Myanmar refugee camp in Thailand – a special feature from ST

YANGON/BANGKOK, February 14 (The Straits Times/ANN): The lifeline for thousands of Myanmar villagers fleeing violence after last year’s military coup begins in kitchens like this. On a street in Mae…

Tentrr offers a new way to camp in Mississippi State Parks

Residents of Mississippi and beyond can now camp at one of Mississippi’s eight state parks and rent a ready-made campsite that includes a large tent with a bed, fire pit,…

Police dismantle downtown homeless camp they say served as crime hub

Breadcrumb Links Local News Police said the tented camp along Dermot Baldwin Way was used as a drug trafficking hub, which led to numerous violent attacks targeting vulnerable people. Publication…

Environmental activists from Serbia will camp for a ban on lithium mining

Serbian eco-activists set up several tents in central Belgrade, pledging to camp there to lobby for their demand for a ban on lithium mining in the Balkan country By Associated…

Sausalito declares emergency after homeless camp explosion

Jeff Chase steps out of his tent on the tennis courts at Marinship Park homeless camp in Sausalito, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022. The city is moving homeless campers from…

Sausalito homeless camp fire and explosion create ‘state of emergency’

Fire and explosion in a homeless camp A local state of emergency was declared Thursday due to activities at a sanctioned homeless encampment in the Sausalito Marine Park. The city…

San Jose homeless camp could become a dog park and disc golf course

SAN JOSE — City leaders want to turn one of the largest homeless encampments in the Bay Area into a dog park, disc golf course and public garden, but they…

Green tents to be demolished at Camp Dearborn, improvements to be discussed – Press and guide

Going forward, Camp Dearborn will look very different. In a Jan. 27 letter, camp director Jason Spiller said Milford Campgrounds was facing a “critical infrastructure failure” with its military-style green…

Mexican authorities evict Tijuana migrant camp near border

About 100 members of the police, National Guard and military on Sunday expelled 381 migrants, mostly Central Americans and Mexicans, from a makeshift camp they had been staying in for…

Column: San Diego briefly had a functioning ‘safe village’ homeless camp

The shadow of San Diego’s deadly hepatitis A epidemic still hangs over the city. Those dark days come to mind whenever unsanitary disease strikes homeless residents. Such was the case…

Sacramento sheriff and DA homeless camp target Fair Oaks

Two Sacramento County law enforcement agencies are soliciting information about a highly visible homeless encampment on Fair Oaks Boulevard within the Sacramento city limits in a way that suggests they…

New Director of Dearborn + closure of rustic tents at Camp Dearborn

Happy Thursday, Dearborn! Let’s start this day. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in town today. First, today’s weather forecast: Colder with snow, 1-2″. High: 24 Low:…

At least 60 dead in attack on camp for displaced people in Congo

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo – Families had fled their homes and farms to escape attacks by marauding militants, taking refuge in a makeshift camp for displaced people in eastern…