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Peter McVerry Trust Statement on Storm Ophelia
(Updated 12.30 16th October)
Peter McVerry Trust is implementing its emergency response protocols following the declaration of a category red wind warning by Met Eireann this evening for the entire country.
The following measures have been announced by Pat Doyle CEO of Peter McVerry Trust in order to protect people in homeless services and those currently sleeping rough.
Persons Currently Accessing Homeless Shelters:
• All Peter McVerry Trust staff have been instructed to advise shelter residents to remain indoors for the duration of the storm and suspend all non-essential outdoor activities.
Advice to Members of the Public
Peter McVerry Trust remains in constant contact with local authority colleagues and the DRHE.