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Porto Municipal Police will receive 43 new police agents this Summer

Mayor Rui Moreira stated that the Municipal Police will see an increase in its law enforcement agents from 119 police officers to 213.

World Civil Defence Day celebration promotes debate in Porto

The city of Porto provided an opportunity to take stock of the development of civil protection structures, by organising a debate on this years's topic: "Civil Protection against disasters", at the Porto Innovation Hub facilities.

Former hospital Joaquim Urbano will be open to shelter the homeless

Porto City Hall has activated a Cold Emergency Plan to deal with the very cold spell in the coming days. Porto City Hall has prepared additional monitoring of homelessness, from January 17 until January 22, providing transportation to former Hospital Joaquim Urbano, which will be open to host those who wish to shelter there.