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Children and Pregnant Women Among Refugees Sleeping Rough

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Four children and two pregnant women are among 1,400 refugees who've been sleeping rough here in recent weeks.

A new study by the Irish Refugee Council has examined the impact of homelessness on those seeking international protection

It's described the lack of government-provided accommodation as a 'new low' which affects peoples' dignity.

CEO Nick Henderson says the lack of government-provided accommodation is unacceptable.

''There's huge issues around mental health. the idea that you come to a country to seek asylum and you're street homeless.''

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