Catania: you are moving on the health plan, on housing and on the emergency. From the point of view of health is in course a plan of flu vaccinations to prevent complications in the respiratory diseases reaching the people living on the streets, in the cafeterias and in the dormitories public also thanks to the involvement of other associations. Also soon will be operating a home.
Milan: is enjoying great success among the citizens, the campaign launched a month ago, for the donation of blankets. In addition, at the Operational centre of the Red Cross is active 24 hours on 24, 7 days on 7 the Service Reports of the Town of Milan, where professionals and volunteers respond to calls at the 02-88447646, the number to which it is possible to report the presence of homeless people in difficulty. The service is active throughout the year. And also in the lombard capital, the Units of the Road medical, bi-weekly, is providing already from a few weeks to administer flu vaccines to those who request it. The whole thing takes place inside the clinic mobile on the street.
Rome: Volunteers, operating always with the Units of the road, guarantee two times a month also the release of the rv doctor, working in network with other associations which provide for the distribution of hot meals. Always in the Capital, the Red Cross participates in the Cool top of the Town by making available places in reception, and outputs are provided also for the day of Christmas.
In Liguria: activities are provided for the reception with beds and Units of the Road to Genoa to assist more than 80 people while in Ventimiglia for a few weeks, is on the Unity of the Street.
Venice: the service is carried out throughout the year, in particular in Mestre, Marghera, and Venice's historic centre. Teams of volunteers carry out health care service (small dressings, pressure measurement etc) assistance and social support, delivery of blankets, clothes, hygiene kits, food. In the period of the 'cold emergency' l’ activity is carried out in collaboration and in partnership with the Social Services of the Municipality and with the other associations present on the territory.
Palermo: in view of the cold emergency, the Committee CRI in agreement with the Municipality has arranged a transfer service in the dormitories of the city. Have also been increased in the weekly releases to check for any kind of need or request of beds and distribution of hot beverages, blankets, and clothing to cope with the low temperatures.
Naples : in collaboration with the operations centre of the Municipality and other Associations, take part in various activities, including distribution of food, health assistance, accompaniment for ordinary hospitalization, and emergency, both at facilities and at health facilities. In the period of greatest cold, one observes increases in visits at the two points of First in health care, which is located in the heart of the Historic Centre of the City, aimed at people who are homeless and for those in financial difficulty. You search with the distribution of medicines, collected and managed by pharmacists, volunteers, and thanks to an agreement with the “ counter pharmaceutical” to give every assistance to a therapy or even medications that are difficult to find. Important then the activity that occurs in the city, with Units of the Road that is getting a good response on the part of those who live there and the participation to the lunches of solidarity on the occasion of the Festivities while at the end of January, the Committee CRI is organizing a “Lunch of Solidarity”.
Florence: the Committee CRI will continue to provide the usual three weekly releases of the unity of the road to bring support and comfort to the homeless people, with distribution of hot drinks, basic necessities and blankets. In collaboration with the Municipality of Florence, the volunteers inform and raise awareness on the opportunity to stay in the reception facilities in winter, 151 beds made available by the administration for men and women without a home - and in the case of positive feedback, are the means to ensure a shelter.
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