Those who are unhoused are at the greatest risk during this heatwave. Unhoused advocates have been passing out bottles of frozen water throughout the San Fernando Valley and have found people with no way to escape the temperatures that have reached 109 degrees.
“People are suffering,” said Pastor Kathy Huck, the founder of the nonprofit About My Father’s Business, a homeless outreach ministry. She believes emergency shelters should be opened up for those who have nowhere to get relief. There are not enough cooling centers for the thousands who are unhoused throughout L.A. County