Fresnillo, Zacatecas.– On the occasion of National Civil Protection Daylocal authorities met at the facilities of Civil Protection and Firefighters from Fresnillo to recognize the elements that help save lives.
They also commemorated the 37 and the fifth anniversary of the earthquakes that occurred in 1985 and 2017, events that marked mexican territory for the damage and the number of deaths.
They recalled that these unfortunate disasters generated the creation and strengthening of the SNational Civil Protection Systems.
In this regardor, Martin Alvarez Casio, Town Clerk, representing the Mayor, Saul Monreal Avila, He expressed recognition to the elements of Civil Protection for the hard work they do to guarantee the safety and well-being of the population
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He pointed out that this commemoration promotes reflection on how unprepared society is for any natural disaster.
In this sense, he invited citizens to participate in the activities proposed by Civil Protection, such as drills, to have a clearer notion before any event.
He remembered that a couple of weeks ago herecorded an earthquake in Zacatecas of 2.6 degrees, which shows that no city is exempt from this situation.
For its part, Victor Rene Garcia Magallanes, head of PC mentioned that the September 19th as the National Day of Civil Protection to reaffirm the culture of prevention, remembering those who died in the earthquakes of 1985 and 2017.
García Magallanes specified that in 2017, 17 fresnille elements participated in the search activities in Mexico City.
In addition, he reaffirmed that the country is a world reference for the coordination of authorities of the three levels of government in emergency care and promotion of the culture of prevention.