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Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) and Provision for Rough Sleepers Guidance and Procedure

This protocol sets out the arrangements that Swale Borough Council will put in place to ensure that people sleeping rough in our Borough during periods of adverse weather are not at risk of death or serious illness, and that every opportunity will be given to enable each individual to access emergency  accommodation.

You can download our Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) and Provision for Rough Sleepers guidance and procedure (PDF 164kb).