Paris city council has opened extra temporary shelters for the homeless in gymnasiums in the 17e and 14e arrondissements in view of the current extreme winter weather conditions. The local council in the 4e has also made a room available to homeless from the quartier in the town hall. Meanwhile mobile units of homeless action workers have reinforced their nightly patrols particularly in the Bois du Boulogne and Bois de Vincennes in order to convince the people sleeping rough to accept shelter for the night.

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