The Mayor of Funchal considers it utopian to put an end to homelessness. "No region of the world has all its problems solved. And Madeira is the same."
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The multidisciplinary team for coordination, intervention, monitoring, and evaluation of the municipal strategy for homeless people in Funchal was presented at the Municipal Security Council.
At the end of a recent City Council Meeting, Pedro Calado assured everyone that the municipality is finalising a municipal regulation that aims to contribute to preventing homeless people from occupying, as they do, public spaces in the streets of Funchal.
The homeless situation was once again up for debate today.
As part of the protocol established between the Funchal City Council (CMF), and the Associação Protetora dos Pobres (APP), which involves the “Solidarity Housing” project, which welcome homeless people, the social responsibility councillor, Helena Leal, today visited the APP, taking advantage of the occasion to conduct a working meeting with APP technicians, who will, together with the Municipality of Funchal, monitor and accompany this initiative.
The candidate for the Câmara de Lobos City Council, and Portuguese Labour Party (PTP) member, Dalila Nunes, has said that steps need to be taken to address the homelessness situation in Câmara de Lobos.
Already this week, there have been newspaper reports about the increased number of people now living on the streets of Madeira. Today, photos have been published of a 'couple' who have set up home on the promenade of São Vicente.