Sandbags For Tents
The Civil Protection AVIS was born in 1976 in the earthquake in Friuli. The volunteers remained in the earthquake-affected areas for more than two months. In 1980, the Civil Protection intervened nell'Irpinia, where he focused mainly on medical aid and assistance to the disabled. 1995 is the year that the group of Civil Protection dell'Avis Cologno joined the lists of the Prefecture of Milan. This is the official date of birth of the group. In October of 1998 was signed the first memorandum of understanding between the Avis Cologno and the city administration, then led by Mayor G. Milan, for the creation of the Municipal Civil Protection. In 2002, Cologno Monzese was the victim of the River Lambro. The severe flooding that, in fact, has paralyzed the city of Cologno saw the commitment of many volunteers who avisini, evacuating homes made uninhabitable by water or by simply filling sandbags, were used in an attempt to limit the damage and to secure the inhabitants of the area of ??S. Maurizio. We all remember the tsunami (one of the most catastrophic natural disasters of modern times, which caused about 230,000 deaths) in 2004 has affected people in Sri Lanka. Also on this occasion, the men of Avis Cologno, and mobilized by collecting clothes and basic necessities to be sent in South-East Asia, heavily damaged by the tsunami. In November of that year, the volunteers went in Brescia to bring assistance to civilians affected by the earthquake of Salò. In 2005 Pope John Paul II died. Volunteers colognes, coordinated by the National Civil Protection Department, served, with an 'ambulance and several crews on foot, to the millions of faithful gathered in the capital for the funeral. In January 2008, Avis Cologno has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for emergency procedures with the local municipalities (Local Police, Technical Department, Minister with responsibility for Civil Defence), the Coordinator of Civil Protection and the Municipal Lieutenant of Police. The protocol signed then establishes cooperation between the member institutions with regard to emergency procedures for local companies to significant risk that emergency procedures can be divided into territorial extraordinary events not foreseeable or planned. On April 6, 2009 in Italy returned to the earth tremble. More precisely, shocking, and Abruzzo hit the province of 'Aquila. The Civil Defence, already at the dawn of April 7, was ready to go. The first group consists of a column of four vehicles, a 4x4 ambulance, a passenger vehicle, a van for the logistics and the road outside the town they left with 7 volunteers dell'Avis and 3 of the Municipal Civil Protection. Once in the Eagle, the volunteers received their destination: the tent camps of the "Globe". The volunteers, on their arrival, they found only a lot of sandbags for tents in the parking lot of the mall. In the first week of the mission, the men of the Civil Protection, organized the field, setting up a field hospital, distributing clothing and medicines. In addition to logistics, volunteers ensured an ambulance, which operates 24 hours at 24, available to the local 118. With shifts weekly, Avis Colgate, remained in the earthquake-affected areas until the end of August. . . .