Fire prevention campaign, Schifani delivers certificates to new civil protection volunteers in Enna.

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The 2024 fire prevention campaign will include 532 new volunteers trained to extinguish wildfires and another 177 trained in promoting active citizenship and risk reduction. They have all participated in courses organized by the regional Civil Protection department to support the Sicilian Forestry Corps and the national fire brigade.

The president of the region, Renato Schifani, attended the certificate presentation ceremony, emphasizing the importance of teamwork and prompt interventions in preventing and combating fires. The event took place at the University Kore in Enna and was also attended by regional officials and a large audience, including many mayors and Civil Protection volunteers.

The training courses were funded by regional and European funds and focused on providing volunteers with the necessary tools to manage fires safely. Additionally, 31 new pick-up trucks, including 13 equipped with water pumps, were purchased to strengthen this year’s firefighting campaign.

President Schifani highlighted the crucial role of volunteers in the Civil Protection system and mentioned other initiatives, such as early fire prevention activities and the procurement of helicopters for firefighting. The region is also working on a project for a regional control room for emergencies, in collaboration with Leonardo, an Italian aerospace company.

In conclusion, the article discusses ongoing efforts to improve firefighting capabilities and cooperation between different organizations to ensure effective fire prevention and response.

Campagna antincendio, Schifani consegna a Enna gli attestati ai nuovi volontari di protezione civile

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