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Murcia mobilizes all its municipal services in anticipation of a new DANA (02/12/2019)

Parks and Gardens and Waters of Murcia intensify the work of cleaning scuppers in the green areas of the municipality, as well as in the drains of the town center and districts.

The session will inform all citizens of the situation through their Twitter accounts (AytoMurcia) and Facebook (@ City Hall).

The City Council prepares a special device before the arrival of a new DANA (Isolated Depression in High Levels) for which it has mobilized the various municipal services, such as Local Police, Civil Protection, Firefighters, Traffic, Aguas de Murcia, Street Cleaning, Street Lighting and Parks and Gardens, as well as the Mobile Emergency and Social Assistance Service (SEMAS), which will work in coordination while the alert is maintained.

According to the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET), a yellow alert is expected from 3:00 p.m. on Monday until 00:00 on Wednesday in Vega del Segura with intense and persistent rainfall.

Likewise, as announced by the AEMET, in the Field of Murcia the alert for heavy rains will change to orange from 0.00 in the morning until the same time on Wednesday.

In this way, the operators of the Park and Garden Service are reviewing the large woodland in those sensitive areas to anticipate possible branch falls and cleaned the leaves and scuppers located in its more than one thousand green areas.

Specifically, two teams are intensifying these tasks in those gardens that can give some problem of land and water dragging, such as Guadalupe, Joven Futura, Espinardo, or La Seda.

The municipal company Aguas de Murcia is also in charge of the revision of its 1,800 drainage devices located in the urban area of ​​Murcia and districts.

It is about controlling those critical points associated with flood zones in order to guarantee the correct evacuation of rainwater.

The Cleaning Services will be in charge of the elimination of water bags and puddles by means of vacuum machinery, placement of the displaced containers and cleaning of the drag caused by the rain.

The Local Police operational units, both in the city and districts, will take the necessary measures to regulate and cut traffic, using fences and police tape.

Likewise, the troops will control that there are no incidents that endanger people and vehicles.

Firefighters will be in charge of draining water, putting out fires in power lines and draining flooded lows, as well as rescuing people and drivers trapped in flooded areas, if necessary.

Civil Protection volunteers will be prepared to form a checkpoint, whenever necessary, to collaborate with Local Police and Firefighters in those situations that are necessary.

The Mobile Emergency and Social Assistance Service (SEMAS) will be on alert to meet the basic needs of people who need it.

Information updated 24 hours a day

The City of Murcia will inform all citizens of the situation through its Twitter (AytoMurcia) and Facebook (@Ay AyuntamientoDeMurcia) accounts.

Likewise, the Local Police Twitter will also be active 24 hours a day offering all the updated information on the incidents that occur.

He will do it through his Twitter channel of the Local Police (@MurciaPolicia).

Source: Ayuntamiento de Murcia

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