The Secretariat of Municipal Public Services of Solidaridad said it is prepared for the hurricane season that began on June 1st in the Atlantic Ocean. In this way, workers in this area are carrying out tree pruning in various neighborhoods and subdivisions of the municipality, to prevent any accident before the arrival of any hydrometeorological phenomenon.
Secretary Benny Felipe Millán Parra indicated that this pruning is a permanent program, therefore, if citizens need to have their trees pruned, they should call 984 877 3050, extension 10020, to schedule an appointment. The official also informed that together with his team, he is attending to the various reports from the public, and working together with the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) since there are trees that are invading cables or walls.
Given this rainy season, Millán Parra urged the population to keep their roofs clean, as well as the front of their homes to avoid clogging the sewers, "it is important that the citizens work together with us to be able to deal with any type of situation that may arise". The Civil Protection Department of the municipality announced the installation of 31 temporary shelters: 27 in Playa del Carmen and 4 in Puerto Aventuras, where the population can go in case of emergency.
This was announced by Cesar Orlando Flores Sanchez, head of Civil Protection, Risk Prevention, and Firefighters of Solidaridad, who stressed that the buildings approved by the College of Engineers and Architects comply with the "Sphere" protocol for temporary shelters and shelters.
Likewise, Flores Sanchez called on the population to remain alert to official indications in case of cyclones and storms, while promoting a culture of prevention in the community through the knowledge of the measures for before, during, and after cyclones, which are being made known through different channels.
"The important thing is to follow the indications of the authorities, take shelter at home and stay alert in case evacuation is necessary," he said.