“A Terra Treme” in Silves to “inform, sensitize and mobilize civil society”

Exercise will be held on November 5th, all over the country.

Photo: Elisabete Rodrigues | Sul Informação (File)

The exercise “A TERRA TREME”, organized annually by the National Emergency and Civil Protection Authority (ANEPC), will be held in Silves on November 5th, at 11:05 am and will last for one minute.

This initiative, supported by the municipality of Silves, aims to «inform, sensitize and mobilize civil society for the preparation and self-protection for the seismic risk», says the autarchy.

The municipality of Silves, as a means of supporting involvement in the exercise, invites all citizens to participate by adopting behavior that can save lives.

A 9th edition of the exercise "A TERRA TREME" seeks to “raise awareness through three gestures, “download, protect and wait”, promote reflection and learning about how to act before, during and after an earthquake”, being carried out all over the country.