No one wants to end up like this, with all dignity lost. We are doing our society an injustice by not solving the homeless problems. After so many years of oppression, one would think structural functionalism could step in.
For the last month, photographer Narciso Contreras has been showing the destruction in Aleppo, Syria. Here, people walk past damaged homes during heavy fighting between Free Syrian Army fighters and government forces
Faisal Azim's image of homeless and destitute people sheltering in drainage pipes in Bangladesh is the winner of the cityscape category in the Atkins CIWEM environmental photographer of the year 2014 awards Photograph: Faisal Azim