Tulum is ready for hurricane season

04/06/2020

Tulum is prepared to face the 2020 Hurricane Season, which begins next Monday, with trained personnel and adequate equipment.

The Navy Secretariat announced that it will have a permanent representative in Tulum to act when a hurricane season phenomenon forms. Archive photo
The Navy Secretariat announced that it will have a permanent representative in Tulum to act when a hurricane season phenomenon forms. Archive photo

Elements of the Mexican Navy - Army Secretariat (Semar), accompanied by personnel from the Municipal Civil Protection Directorate, toured the 30 sites that have been set up as hurricane shelters, as well as hospitals, to verify the conditions in which they are located to receive families and tourists who require a site to overcome the effects of a hydro-meteorological phenomenon.

According to a bulletin, Commander Ivan Garcia Alvarez, who holds a diploma in General Staff and is the head of the 23rd Marine Infantry Command of Cozumel, accompanied by the deputy director of operations of the Municipal Civil Protection Directorate, Juan Carlos Medina, and a group of specialists, visited the high-impact sites and hospitals in the municipal capital, the Mayan zone, the Tulum-Cobá corridor, Akumal, Chemuyil, Punta Allen and the coastal zone, to prepare their evacuation plan and preventive actions against Covid-19.

They verified the conditions of the shelters to house the people, and in case any may present symptoms of coronavirus, separate them to receive specialized medical attention, actions of which a detailed plan was presented to President Victor Mas Tah.