Informação: Luís Cabral defends centralisation of emergency line to improve service rendered to the Azorean population
The Regional Secretary for Health jointly analysed with the Secretary of State Assistant to the Minister of Internal Administration the possibility of centralising the assistance of the emergency line (112) in order to improve the interaction with the emergency services of the Azores Regional Civil Protection and Fire Service.
"We aim to better serve citizens by providing an integrated response ... Mais >>
Informação: Vasco Cordeiro regrets that the National Government refused to support the Azores for the damages caused by bad weather
The President of the Azorean Government regretted the fact that the National Government refused to support the Region to recover from the damages caused by the bad weather that has recently hit the archipelago, despite being aware that 90% of the damages occurred in areas under the jurisdiction of the Regional Government.
"If 90 percent of the damages occurred in areas that are under the Regi... Mais >>
Informação: Landslide in Faial da Terra caused one fatality and two missing people - Civil Protection
As a result of the heavy rain that has been falling in the archipelago, as forecast in the weather alert issued following the information released by the Portuguese Sea and Atmosphere Institute (IPMA), the Azores Regional Civil Protection and Fire Service (SRPCBA) reports damages in some infrastructures and the loss of human lives.
A landslide hit three houses in the hamlet of Burguete in the vi... Mais >>
Informação: Government of the Azores deploys means and equipments to areas affected by bad weather
The Government of the Azores has been closely monitoring since yesterday the situation of the areas affected by the bad weather conditions that hit the archipelago, particularly on the islands of São Miguel, Terceira and Flores. On the island of São Miguel, the most severe situations occurred in the municipalities of Nordeste and Povoação, where a landslide buried three houses ... Mais >>
Informação: Luís Cabral praised support provided by Civil Protection Service to populations on São Miguel Island
The Regional Secretary for Health praised on Friday the support provided by the Azores Regional Civil Protection and Fire Service to the population affected by floods that occurred on the island of São Miguel last Thursday.
"It was a clear demonstration of the efficiency of the Azores Regional Civil Protection and Fire Service, which also evidences that this service is capable of providing ... Mais >>
Informação: Azores Civil Protection is example for the country, says José Contente
A drill simulating the crash of an aircraft carrying 100 passengers was conducted at the João Paulo II airport in Ponta Delgada. The simulation involved the participation of a large number of entities.
This drill is compulsorily conducted every two years and is assessed by the INAC evaluators, who will certify the adequacy of the Plan.
The simulation was carried out with the purpose of te... Mais >>
Informação: Civil Protection concludes training course for Basic Life Support instructor with Automated External Defibrillator training
The Regional Secretariat for Science, Technology and Infrastructures, through the Azores Regional Civil Protection and Fire Service (SRPCBA), has concludes the training course for Basic Life Support (BLS) with Automated External Defibrillator training.
The BLS instructor training course, which was attended by doctors, nurses and SRPCBA technicians, aimed to provide future instruction with the kn... Mais >>
Informação: José Contente praises board of Povoação Firefighters
The Regional Secretary for Science, Technology and Infrastructures praised last night praised the board of Povoação Volunteer Fire Brigade for their ability of raising the institution's credibility among the population in difficult times.
José Contente presided over the change of command ceremony and conveyed his satisfaction with this association for "being able to overcome the d... Mais >>
Informação: José Contente says that Contingency Plan for Communications "is groundbreaking in the country"
The Regional Secretary for Science, Technology and Infrastructures signed today the contract for the purchase and installation of an Integrated Communications Platform, under the Contingency Plan for Communications in the Region.
The Contingency Plan allows identifying, at each moment, among a series of public and private networks, which ones are working in situations of emergency, serious accide... Mais >>
Informação: José Contente says that Civil Protection strengthens “safety of the Azorean population on a daily basis"
The Government of the Azores has made a considerable investment to provide the Azores Civil Protection with the best equipment and infrastructures as well as with qualified human resources. The Regional Secretariat has awarded priority status to the qualification of all Civil Protection agents who participate in rescue operation and provide assistance to the population.
This was the message conv... Mais >>