Council to request special meeting to discuss issues facing LUH

first_img Previous articleCompletion of Burtonport – Letterkenny Greenway could be a step closerNext articleProtecting Good Friday Agreement will protect environment say group News Highland Homepage BannerNews Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic By News Highland – November 28, 2017 WhatsApp Facebook Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Donegal County Council is to request a meeting with the General Manger of Letterkenny University Hospital, the Head of the National Ambulance Service and the Regional Chief Fire Officer to discuss issues facing the hospital.High on the agenda will be the ongoing overcrowding situation in its Emergency Department while the issue of poor ambulance response times in some parts of the county would also be discussed.Cllr. Seamus O’Domhnaill says serious questions need to be answered as to how these problems are going to be tackled as in the interim, peoples lives are effectively being put at risk:Audio Player Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Consultation launched on proposal to limit HGV traffic in Clady Twitter Google+center_img Twitter Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Council to request special meeting to discuss issues facing LUH WhatsApp Pinterest Harps come back to win in Waterford last_img read more

Broward County provides resources to help coastal communities

first_imgBroward County, in partnership with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), the South Florida Regional Planning Council, and the City of Fort Lauderdale, has created a variety of tools and resources to help coastal communities in Florida plan for climate resilience.The key to the effort is the designation and implementation of local Adaptation Action Areas in their planning processes. This work was funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and coordinated through the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Coastal Management Program and the DEO Community Resiliency Initiative.Florida communities can designate Adaptation Action Areas in their local Comprehensive Plan, vital to the success of resilience plans, through the 2011 Community Planning Act.This designation helps communities address current and future coastal hazards and related impacts of sea level rise by proposing adaptation planning strategies within the designated area and by prioritizing funding for infrastructure improvements. These coastal hazards include sea level rise, excessive storm water runoff, extreme high-tide events, flash flooding events, and storm surge.last_img read more