EASY PM: Significant spike in homeless deaths in Dublin
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CONCERN HAS BEEN expressed over a “significant spike” in deaths among the homeless in Dublin.
The Dublin Regional Homeless Executive has recorded 39 to date in 2020.
That figure is higher than the number of deaths in the whole of 2019 and 2018 .
The figures follow the “unprecedented” death of five homeless people Dublin in one week in late July.
Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín has urged the Government to act.
“The figure to date in 2020 stands at 39, higher than previous years, this is especially shocking given that the year isn’t near over yet,” he said.
“Another deeply worrying trend is the significant spike in deaths recorded in July and August.
“Between January and June of this year there were an average of three or four homeless deaths per month,
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