Homelessness in Berlin and Germany

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Wilhelm Nadolny and Sumi Somaskanda. Photo credit: KCRW Berlin

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.

Wilhelm Nadolny in studio. Photo credit: KCRW Berlin