Published on Wednesday7thNovember2018

Government launches Be Winter Ready Campaign

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The Government today launched the ‘Be Winter-Ready’ 2018 -2019 Information Campaign focusing this year on building strong communities and looking out for the vulnerable.

The campaign, under the theme ‘You, Your Community & The Winter’, was jointly launched by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty, Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government with special responsibility for Housing and Urban Development, Damien English and Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross.

Also in attendance were representatives from the various Departments and Agencies tasked with emergency planning and response. The launch coincided with a meeting of the Government Task Force on Emergency Planning, which dealt with winter-preparedness issues.

The Press Release can be read in full here.