The ‘Be Winter-Ready’ campaign 2020/2021 was launched on Wednesday 4th November.
It is in it’s tenth year and is intended to raise awareness about the particular challenges that winter can present and provides coordinated and cross-cutting approach to public safety messaging and the dissemination of information on winter preparations.
Advice is being made available from a wide number of sources including Government Departments and Agencies, An Garda Síochána, the Health Service Executive, the Office of Public Works, Local Authorities and the transport providers.
The main objectives of the ‘Be Winter-Ready’ information campaign are:
· To provide practical advice on how best to prepare for the coming winter.
· To ensure the public are aware of where advice and help can be found, if needed, and
· To reassure the public that preparations are being made and arrangements have been put in place to ensure that there will be a coordinated response to severe weather events.
See https://www.winterready.ie/en for campaign information.
The advice has been categorised under various headings including: the Home, Road Safety, Schools, the Farming Community and the Business Sector.
A synopsis of the information available has been compiled into an updated “Be Winter Ready” booklet. Please see below the 2020/21 campaign booklet as well as a campaign poster and logos for more information.
Further information can be seen on: https://www.gov.ie/en/organisation/department-of-transport/