With 6,900, CDMX is the entity with the most properties registered for the 19S drill

Until this Tuesday they were registered 6,900 properties of the CDMX to participate in the Second National Drill 2021, reported the director of the National Center for Disaster Prevention (Cenapred), Enrique Guevara Ortiz.

He added that this figure positions Mexico City as the entity with the most registrations, after that in the whole country they already added 25 thousand 854 properties.

While, in addition to the 16 mayors capital, will participate thousand 300 municipalities throughout the country, while highlighting that the center and other entities will activate the seismic alert, whose existence stood out for being one of the few that exist worldwide.

While, in addition to inviting the population to list their homes for the exercise of this Sunday, September 19, being a non-working day, stressed the importance of participating in the drill, so that everyone knows what to do and how to act during a real emergency.

Therefore, the seismic alert will sound at 11:30 hours of this Sunday in the 12,825 speakers that C5 of the Secretariat of Citizen Security (SSC) has throughout the city.

In this sense, the hypothesis will be that of an earthquake of magnitude 7.2 with an epicenter in Puebla, and a depth of 55 kilometers, for which the Seismic Emergency Plan will be activated, which includes, among other things, overflights to CDMX to rule out damage, property valuation, rescue of hypothetical victims and the deployment of 5 thousand officials public.

Recommendations for Sunday

On the other hand, during the virtual press conference, the head of the Secretariat for Comprehensive Risk Management and Civil Protection (SGIRPC), Myriam Urzúa, recalled that the pandemic is not over yet, so he asked the population not to forget the sanitary measures during the drill.

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At this point, he stressed that when evacuating the property in which one is located, the face mask, to which the face mask can be added, and keep the distancing 1.5 meter social network with other people, not forgetting the use of the gel antibacterial.

Earthquake in times of Covid-19


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