Marcelo expresses his “respect and admiration” for civil protection agents

Message was left on the occasion of International Civil Protection Day

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The President of the Republic Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa today expressed his “respect and admiration” for the work carried out by civil protection agents and called for “the development of an increasingly resilient society”. 

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa's message was left on the official website of the Presidency of the Republic, on the occasion of International Civil Protection Day.

«(…)The President of the Republic expresses his deep respect and admiration for civil protection agents, given their unique contribution to helping the community in moments of vulnerability», can be read in the note.

In the same message, the head of state also highlights the importance of “developing an increasingly resilient, informed and prepared society to face the challenges associated with protecting life, property and the environment”.