Lisbon city hall protects over 400 people from cold weather

By TPN/Lusa, in World · 15-01-2019 08:41:00 · 0 Comments

isbon city hall said on Monday that 451 homeless people were given shelter and 886 meals were served under a contingency plan to protect them against the winter weather between Wednesday and Sunday.

The council referred 150 people to shelters and 32 people with health concerns were treated, three of which were taken to hospital.

The "yellow phase" of the contingency plan for homeless people kicked off on Wednesday afternoon to protect the homeless from cold temperatures.

Currently, the plan is in a "blue" phase, with teams on the street distributing coats and hot drinks.


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