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Water time! I Am Waters kicks off Austin deliveries with shelter partners Front Steps and Mobile Loaves and Fishes.

Water time! I Am Waters kicks off Austin deliveries with shelter partners Front Steps and Mobile Loaves and Fishes.

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When The Heat Hits, Think Of The Homeless | Washington | Washington Post

WASHINGTON — It’s noon, and it’s over 100 degrees in Washington. The media and others have endlessly repeated their solid, survive-the-heat advice: Stay inside, preferably near air conditioning, and drink lots of water. Good advice, unless you can’t get or stay inside or consistently access fresh water — in other words, if you’re homeless.

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Mount Vernon Charities Reach Out To Homeless In Extreme Heat | Mount Vernon, Washington | Patch

MOUNT VERMONT, WASHINGTON — This summer, temperatures in Fairfax County have been hovering in the mid nineties, but when you factor in humidity and heat index weather experts say it can easily feel like triple digits. And the National Weather Service says today could be even hotter, with highs near 100 and heat index values as high as 106 degrees. In response to rising temperatures, shelters and non-profits are taking extra precautions to help the estimated 1,544 homeless individuals in the county for whom the heat could be potentially dangerous.

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Stayin’ Cool: How The Las Vegas Valley Homeless Keep Out Of The Heat | Las Vegas, Nevada

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Broken shopping carts packed full of odds and ends litter highway underpasses valleywide.

Their homeless owners are desperately seeking shade from the sun’s harsh rays. Some lay blankets and tarps across two or more carts, creating a makeshift shelter in an attempt to stay cool while triple-digit temperatures broil the area.

“There is no other option than to get out of the heat,” said Charlie Desiderio, director of development and marketing for the Salvation Army Clark County Administration. “You have to get into someplace air-conditioned. You have to drink water and do anything you can do to keep your body temperature down.”

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