Donegal County Council wishes to advise that households affected by flooding in the South Donegal area as a result of #StormLorenza can apply for an Urgent Needs Payment from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.

An Urgent Needs Payment may be paid to people in emergency situations, for example, in the case of a fire, flood or other disaster, to help with the immediate cost of food and clothing.  For further information visit http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Urgent-Needs-Payments.aspx

Donegal County Council’s Housing Service is continuing to engage with households affected by this flooding event with a view providing support and emergency accommodation where required.

Donegal County Council can be contacted during normal business hours on 074 91 53900and in the event of an out of hours emergency the Council can be contacted on 074 91 72288.  For emergencies requiring the assistance of the Fire Service call 999 or 112.

ALL PHOTOS SIOBHAN MCGOWAN

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