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# record figures

All time
Homelessness: Record high of 10,805 people in emergency accommodation last month
In total, there were 7,585 adults who accessed emergency accommodation in the last week of August.
There were also 3,220 children recorded as accessing emergency accommodation.
August is the eighth consecutive month where the number of people accessing emergency accommodation has risen.
One out of every 113 people on the planet is displaced or a refugee