The immediate installation of civil protection committees in vulnerable municipalities is recommended
Mazatlan, Sin.- This coming May 15, the hurricane season 2019 begins and the National Water Commission (Conagua) has announced that 24 natural phenomena are expected in the Pacific Ocean and it has already defined the names of the names that these will take when they are formed.
In this framework, Óscar Roberto Osuna Tirado, a representative in the southern area of Sinaloa of the State Institute of Civil Protection, praised the importance of the installation of municipal civil protection committees for the hurricane season that begins this May 15 and concludes on November 30.
“We already have what the names are, we are waiting for the first list of natural phenomena that could affect the Pacific, how many could be intense, moderate, that somehow the season starts on May 15 and concludes on the last day of November and already waiting for the southern municipalities to begin to install the civil protection councils, we already have the installation of some in the south, hopefully already started the hurricane season are installing the municipalities all the councils in the south of the state, basically that the municipalities that install their civil protection councils is very important so that they begin to initiate (preventive) actions, conform and make decisions when required, “he said.
In the official list of Conagua, the first names that would be destined for the natural phenomena this 2019 are: Alvin, Bárbara, Cosme, Dalia, Erick, Flossie, Gil Henriette, Ivo, Kiko, Lorraine.
Last year 18 hurricanes were forecast in the Pacific and 21. The Ministry of Health through the State Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (Coepriss),
likewise exhorts the population to take all the precautions on the eve of the beginning of the cyclone season, which will have, he says, an increase due to the presence of the “Nila” phenomenon, according to the Conagua report.
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