first_img By News Highland – March 11, 2016 Facebook Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Pinterest Twitter Pinterest Pregnant women can receive Covid vaccine at LYIT’s vaccination centre Homepage BannerNews Latest figures show 27 people are homeless in Donegal Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal center_img Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Previous articleMan arrested in Derry and searches ongoing in dissident republican probeNext articleVolunteers need for Saturday’s largest human shamrock record attempt! News Highland Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Google+ Twitter LUH still not ready to restore IT systems The Simon Communities of Ireland says we urgently need a Minister for Housing with a seat at the cabinet.The homelessness charity is making the call after new figures show there’s been a rise of almost 50 per cent of the numbers of people in emergency accommodation.In Donegal 27 people are homeless, the highest figure in the NorthwestNationally, 5,715 adults are homeless up almost 50% in a year.Simon Communities spokesperson Niamh Randall says it proves that measures aimed at tackling homelessness are failing:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/14rand.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Lárionad Acmhainní Nádúrtha CTR to take part in new research project WhatsApplast_img read more