Tourists who stay at Cancun's Airbnb lack protection from hurricanes
Several Cancun municipal agencies currently hold meetings to regulate hosting platforms such as Airbnb, of which it is estimated that there are about 5 thousand units in the municipality, not only to pay taxes but also to develop strategies to safeguard the lives of tourists housed in the event of a hurricane.
"We can not enter with measures to mitigate risks if we do not have a regulation before, which will hardly be ready for this season, but it is sure to take shape next year," said Antonio Fonseca León, director of Civil Protection at Benito Juárez.
The five subcommittees of Civil Protection that are pending will be approved, which will have the eight scheduled, which are: Dissemination, Tourism, Temporary Shelters, Transportation and Evacuation, Supply, Security, Rescue and Link, Health and Recovery.
"Every day we are working to refine the prevention strategies, today we are going to have a meeting with Transit and the Tourist Police to begin to see issues such as the evacuation of the hotel zone."
In addition to the operative for the hurricane season, the desk work is carried out to begin preparing and preventing the coming summer season. It is planned to double the number of operational personnel, to reach 30, in addition to the two supervisors to be able to attend all the beaches, where the number of bathers doubles and triples.
By Mexicanist Source: Agencies
More than 50 shelters enabled for hurricane season in Cancun
Civil and military authorities completed this week the inspection of just over 50 buildings in Cancun, which could be set up as shelters to serve up to 15,000 people during the Cancun hurricane season, informed the Directorate of Civil Protection of the Benito Juárez City Council.
According to a report prepared by the agency, this week the inspections of the educational camps concluded, which will serve as temporary shelters for the 2019 Cancun hurricane season.
In the report of the inspection that was accessed, it refers to specialists from the municipal departments of Urban Development, Social Development, Fire, Municipal Health, Public Services, and Civil Protection, accompanied by elements of the Secretariats of National Defense ( Sedena) and Marina (Semar), completed tours of educational buildings.
The document points out that at the end of the inspection, 56 buildings were registered throughout the municipality of Benito Juárez that could be set up as temporary shelters with a capacity for 15,500 people, including the Ejido Alfredo V. Bonfil that has eight shelters for a total of 2030 people.
Seer predicts that a devastating hurricane will hit land in Cancun
A new pollution crisis and a devastating hurricane that will land in Cancun are some of the natural disasters predicted by Mhoni Vidente in a television program.
The famous Televisa seer said that a devastating hurricane will cause serious damage from Puerto Rico to Cancun, Quintana Roo, one of the most important tourist spots in Mexico. Mhoni Vidente revealed that the devastating hurricane that endangers Mexico and part of the United States would be called "Melisa" or "Lorenzo".
The hurricane season begins on June 1 and ends on November 30, so Mhoni Vidente has asked the authorities and citizens to be on the lookout.
The famous seer had predicted from the beginning of May that a devastating hurricane will present itself, which will reach its maximum category. The Cuban visionary predicted that the devastating cyclone could take the name of Melisa, Sebastian or Lorenzo.
Mhoni Seer also predicted that a powerful earthquake will shake Mexico City (CDMX).