Portimão celebrates protocols with two entities that collaborate in Civil Protection

The Portimão Council will sign program contracts with the Portimão Delegation of the Portuguese Red Cross (CVP) and with the […]

IMG_4382AThe Portimão Council will sign program contracts with the Portimão Delegation of the Portuguese Red Cross (CVP) and the Portimão Group of the National Scouts Corps (CNE), two Cooperating Entities of the Municipal Civil Protection Structure, in a public ceremony that will take place tomorrow, Thursday, at 17 pm, in front of the Paços do Concelho.

The ceremony will be used to inaugurate the new Forest Tactical Tank Vehicle (VTTF) of the Firefighters of Portimão, which, according to the Portimão local authority, "in addition to the tactical capacity that characterizes forest fire interventions, is equipped with a dual extinguishing agent capacity , containing water and foam'.

With regard to the protocols to be signed, they have different objects and take place shortly after the mayor of Portimão announced her intention to extinguish the controversial Municipal Civil Protection Tax and include the charges arising from this service in the Municipal Budget.

The agreement with the CVP delegation from Portimo, "is essentially about the capacity of the Emergency Unit [of the Red Cross] and frames the operational activity of this relief force in operational response actions and logistical support of operations at the municipal level."

The Portimão Group of the National Scouts Corps (CNE) is granted financial support «to ensure the logistical capacity of preparing, distributing and controlling the supply of meals to operators in more complex theaters of operations, as well as support in areas key to sustaining protection and relief operations and direct support to Civil Protection Agents».

Also tomorrow, until midnight, at Praça 24º de Maio, in front of the Town Hall, the static exhibition «Come and Meet Civil Protection» will be on display. acquired this year and includes several practical demonstrations and actions to raise awareness of the population.

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