Saturday, 18 May 2019 13:51

Cuba Begins Meteoro 2019 Civil Defense Drills

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With the aim at mitigating damages to the economy and the people from effects of natural disasters, Cuba began on Saturday the Civil Defense drills Meteoro 2019.


Havana, Cuba.- One of the essential purposes of Meteoro 2019 is to strengthen capacities to better respond to hurricanes, epidemics, intense droughts and telluric movements.

The exercise -of a markedly popular character and directed by the National General Staff of the Civil Defense (Emndc)- will end on Sunday.

On the first day, the Emndc Measurement System will be put into practice, and the preparation of the management and command corps at all levels will be observed.

On Sunday, actions will be carried out to confront the risks of calamities and the reduction of vulnerabilities, with the participation of state agencies and communities.

We will also work on the training of personnel who assists the victims, verification of communications and other necessary issues in case of weather events. (PL)

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