Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP)

Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP)  activation encourages partners to do what they can to shelter rough sleepers. If you or your partners see someone rough sleeping, please report straight away to Streetlink here:

You can find guidance and resources on supporting communities in cold weather from the UK Health Security Agency and Met Office below.

UKHSA Action Cards 

Voluntary and community sector

Health and social care providers

Further Advice and guidance

UKHSA Adverse Weather and Health Plan and supporting evidence

Cold weather and Health: supporting vulnerable people

Find the latest weather forecasts and warnings

Met Office National Severe Weather Warning Service



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