In the first half of the year, 3,993 people were supported due to homelessness. Evictions, fires, floods or family breakdown were the causes that most contributed to the need for support.

The numbers are advanced this Sunday by Jornal de Notícias. According to the newspaper, the National Social Emergency Line received 2,372 requests for help due to homelessness from January to June, an increase of 396 calls compared to the same period last year.