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shelter


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A place of refuge for homeless people, refugees, victims of natural or manmade disasters, or victims of domestic violence. Shelters may be permanently established for the last of these or temporarily set up during emergencies. Provision of health care, including preventive services, is a high priority in shelters.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.


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