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Temporary shelter for cold weather/hot weather/critical incident

Target Group

Persons who are affected by cold weather, hot weather or sudden crisis.

Guidelines for opening the related centres

  1. SMG predicts the temperature will drop to or below 12 Celsius degrees(cold);
  2. SMG predicts the temperature will rise to or above 34 Celsius degrees(hot), or the Yellow Hot Weather Warning is issued;
  3. Social Welfare Bureau will evaluate the need of support during crisis and provide temporary emergency shelter.

Social Welfare Bureau will announce the opening of centres through media, and also provides assistance and counselling services for the persons in needs.

For more information , please dial:28270939 (office hours)/ 63991963 (Non-office hours)