Archive for September, 2012

The PSRM visit the areas most affected by flooding due to heavy rains

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

PSRM general secretary, Rafael González Tovar claims of prompt evaluation and processing aids and puts the Houses of Lorca and Puerto available ports affected

PSRM general secretary, Rafael González Tovar, accompanied by Congresswoman Maria Gonzalez Veracruz, the regional deputy Manuel Soler Miras, and part of the municipal corporation and local executive members of the PSOE in Lorca visited this morning the area affected by suffered heavy rains yesterday.

González Tovar and other socialist leaders have expressed regret "over the disaster suffered in Lorca and Puerto Lumbreras" while they have moved their condolences to the families of the victims and expressed concern at the extensive damage caused "a area doubly punished, as in the case of the city of Lorca. "

The leader of the Socialists Murcia is highlighted that efforts should be made to undertake sooner restoring damaged road communications.

"The Socialists want to stress the need to be processed with the utmost speed, evaluation and processing aids to be restored as soon as possible the area."

Similarly, the regional government has demanded that involves the maximum, so that these assumptions are met.

Rafael González Tovar, concluded by remarking that "the Socialists Murcia we provide all groups and individuals who so need our offices in both Lorca and Puerto Lumbreras, and" all the means at our disposal for use in what they deem appropriate those affected. "

Source: PSRM-PSOE

Note from Bishop Lorca Planes, Bishop of Cartagena, with the floods in the region of Murcia

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

The news we received from the terrible consequences that have brought upon our region heavy rains yesterday have filled us with grief, for this reason I have come to the Lord, the Holy Mass in the Cathedral to ask for those who have deceased and their families, so that God will grant them consolation.

Material damage caused by the storm throughout our country will be repairable, return everything to normal, but those caused by the loss of a loved one will take much longer.

As Bishop of this Church of Cartagena, I join the families pain, feeling very close to them and aware of their suffering, I join your prayers also, faith leads us to trust in the mercy and consolation of God in the hope of eternal life.

Dear families, look on high, God will help you.

Well we know that our region, that cries water, also dies by water, but here we are, standing, eyes with tears satins and looking at the sky, ready to help and rebuild, to comfort and encourage, with God's help.

Pray that God would soon be back to normal our towns and hamlets, that God will change our mourning and hope that the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God and our Mother is our refuge and help.

I beg all diocesan priests, religious and laity, to join me in prayer and Masses this weekend with a special intention for the victims of these floods.

May God bless you.

Jose Manuel Lorca Planes

Bishop of Cartagena

Source: Obispado de Cartagena

The Community decreed three days of official mourning for the victims of the storm

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

The regional flag will fly at half mast

The president of the Community, Ramón Luis Valcárcel, has decreed three days of official mourning, in which the regional flag will fly at half mast, due to the deep consternation in all Murcia caused by the loss of life and extensive damage materials produced by heavy rainfall yesterday in the Region of Murcia.

Source: CARM

500 troops plus 60 emergency vehicles and work in the areas most affected by the rainy season in the region

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

The 1-1-2 Murcia yesterday and today serves more than 1,440 calls from citizens and coordinates the intervention effective in the 1265 incident in the Community

A device 500 people and 60 vehicles remain performing cleaning and adjustment and maintenance work in the areas most affected by heavy rains in the region of Murcia, with the sole purpose of returning as soon as possible to normal municipalities and their citizens.

The storm, which generated between yesterday and today over 1443 calls a single emergency telephone number 1-1-2 Murcia and care of 1,265 cases, has led to the activation level 2 Civil Protection Plan Flood Risk in the Region of Murcia (Inunmur) by changes in rainfall.

Currently involved in the worst affected areas 42 firefighters and 14 vehicles Consortium for Fire Fighting and Rescue Region of Murcia (CEIS), 45 people and 24 vehicles for the maintenance of roads and 35 Red Cross staff and 5 vehicles.

In the cleanup involved also effective Civil Protection and the local police of Puerto Lumbreras, Lorca, Cartagena, Torre Pacheco, Jumilla, Mula and Mazarrón, among other municipalities.

To these must be added the device Military Emergency Unit (UME) moved to the region to assist in emergency duties.

The helicopter of the Presidential, Sewer based and allows the transfer of up to 12 people, is also involved in the work of search and monitoring for damage zones.

Also, the Mobile Unit Command in Puerto Lumbreras remains installed at the confluence of the avenues of the Region of Murcia and Orfeón Fernández Caballero, to coordinate the intervention of human and material resources of the device working in the area.

Over 1,200 interventions

The single emergency telephone number 1-1-2 Murcia region has received between 13:00 pm yesterday and this afternoon, a total of 1,443 calls, which has led to the intervention of the media in 1265 emergency related matters temporal rainfall that has affected the region of Murcia.

In the last hours, until 13:00 hours, the operators of the single emergency telephone number received 240 calls and 228 incidents were managed mostly with water accumulation (51), landslides (14), and rescue ( 4), security (44) and information to citizens (106).

However, the 1-1-2 Murcia attended during 1203 yesterday and managed care calls 1037 incidents, most of which responded to the search and rescue of people (145), bilge water and related problems (381 ), and falling objects to public roads and small landslides (40).

As for rescue, emergency professionals made during yesterday 64 saves in Lorca, 21 in Puerto Lumbreras, Murcia and seven 21 in Cartagena, among other municipalities.

Source: CARM

Public service information on the situation of the regional road network at 11.30 am

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

26 people and 15 machines of Road Maintenance Services of the Ministry of Public Works and Planning to return to normal work in the network regional road

The Road Conservation Service of the Department of Public Works and Planning reports that the situation of regional road network, at 11.30 pm today, is as follows:

Lorca and Puerto Lumbreras

The most complicated situation of the regional road network is in Lorca and Puerto Lumbreras and Conservation Service has displaced a total area of ​​six machines, which will join two others who have just completed their work in Jumilla.

The Minister of Public Works and Planning, Antonio Sevilla, has moved to the worst hit area to oversee the work.

In total, working on regaining normalcy in the regional road network 26 people and 15 machines Conservation Service.

Tertiary roads D-8, D-10, D-12, D-17, D-19 and D-26 and RM-621 continues the cut and is not expected to act on them until they lower the level water caused by rain yesterday, except for the D-26, which is working hard to open as soon as possible.

Remain open RM-620 and RM-11 (Lorca-Eagles).

The first is completely cleared of land trawls through the work of cleaning done during last night.

We recall that the latter two are serving regional routes alternative high capacity roads A-7 and AP-7.

Campo de Cartagena, Altiplano and Vega del Segura

Continue to normal autonomic pathways that run through the Campo de Cartagena, Altiplano and Vega del Segura.

Machinery Services Community Preservation trawls still clearing land routes produced in these areas, although these studies do not preclude in any way the movement.

Roads remain cut RM-517 and RM-C-20

The RM-517 road, which runs between Cehegín and Caravaca de la Cruz, yesterday suffered a landslide that caused its closure last night.

The alternative to this road is the RM-15, which is in perfect condition and runs parallel to that of Cehegín-Caravaca.

In addition, road cut is RM-C-20, which runs between Mule and Curtis Road, because today is dangerous for driving trawls during rains caused land.

Source: CARM

GRUVENTA celebrates its first anniversary by reaffirming its commitment to quality in fruits and vegetables

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Fermin Sanchez notes that the results are "very positive and enriching"

GRUVENTA exporting company, has completed its first anniversary reaffirming its working philosophy on two pillars: quality and food safety.

This signature shows her great satisfaction that the path to this point has been "enriching"

The firm GRUVENTA, based in Lorquí (Murcia), has already fulfilled its first year of life, strengthening its international business and championing quality in over 26 horticultural products marketed in over 33 countries worldwide.

To Fermín Sánchez, Director General of GRUVENTA, "the evolution of our company so far has been very positive, and we are becoming a leader in the supply of fruit and vegetables worldwide, especially as we are specialized in supplying large distribution chains high quality products and high-end. "

Diversification of markets

The owner of GRUVENTA also pointed out that "this year we have diversified our export markets, and we have consolidated our presence in the markets of the U.S. and Asia, and our presence has intensified especially in the European Union and the countries of Eastern ".

GRUVENTA has sold over 20,000 tons of fruits and vegetables.

She currently works with 25 producer members throughout the Spanish territory and works with more than a dozen retail chains abroad.

Source: Agencias

UPyD regrets the consequences of the floods that have left three dead in the Region of Murcia

Saturday, September 29th, 2012

The regional coordinator UPyD, Rafael Sanchez, has expressed condolences for the three people killed as a result of flooding caused by heavy rains that occurred during yesterday afternoon in the Region of Murcia.

Also, Rafael Sanchez wants to express its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

Source: UPyD Región de Murcia

Data accumulated precipitation between 00 and 19 hours

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Data come from automatic stations AEMET Network

Source: Delegación del Gobierno. Foto: Murcia.com

The phone 1-1-2 Murcia serves over 1,000 calls and manages nearly 900 incidents rains

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Most calls have been made by citizens of Lorca, Murcia, Puerto Lumbreras, Molina de Segura and Cotillas Towers

The single emergency telephone number 1-1-2 Murcia, under the Ministry of the Presidency, has received between 12.00 hours this afternoon and 20:45 hours, a total of 1,025 calls related to the difficulties arising episode rains that affected the region of Murcia.

These calls have involved the management of 881 cases, of which 324 have been bilge water, 156 respond to the request of the search and rescue of people, and the rest have been a result of falling objects on public roads, small landslides, among others.

As a result of the storm, the regional government has activated Level 2 Civil Protection Plan to the risk of flooding in the region of Murcia (Inunmur) by the poor performance of the rains and what has led to the involvement of members of the Military Emergency Unit (UME).

The regional government president, Ramón Luis Valcárcel, accompanied by the Minister of Presidency, Manuel Campos, moved to the village of El Esparragal in Puerto Lumbreras, to know what is the current status of the areas most affected by rainfall.

It has also installed Mobile Command Unit in Puerto Lumbreras, specifically, at the confluence of the avenues of the Region of Murcia and Orfeón Fernández Caballero, to coordinate the intervention of human and material comprising the device that is now working in the area.

Areas most affected

The calls came mostly from the towns of Lorca (325 calls to 1-1-2), Murcia (195), Puerto Lumbreras (105), Molina de Segura (40) and Cotillas Towers (26), among other locations in the region.

A total of 40 firefighters have joined the regular troops parks Consortium for Fire Fighting and Rescue Region of Murcia, Lorca (28 firefighters more, besides the usual guard troops 9), Mar Menor (7 firefighters besides the usual effective May) Mazarrón (three firefighters and three ordinary guard), Alhama de Murcia (1 firefighter joins the usual three) and Eagles (1 Firefighter, besides the three ordinary).

Tips in case of rain and flooding

Use the phone only to inform the authorities

Unplug appliances.

Economize and heating supplies

Learn through battery radio receiver

Stay constantly informed through radio and other media, of the weather and the state of the situation.

If housing were to flood, it is essential to leave as soon basements and ground floors and disconnect power using, preferably, lanterns for lighting.

If you travel, try to move, preferably on major roads and highways.

If you are in the field, you have to stay away from rivers, streams and low-lying areas of slopes and hills, avoiding, in turn, crossing flooded fords.

Tips if you are in your vehicle

Learn through the civil protection meteorological institute or risk of torrential rain.

Use local stations also

Do not leave the vehicle parked in places that may be flooded, or where it can be carried by a stream.

When driving, do not cross flooded areas.

A small depression can accumulate a lot of water.

If it makes it short and moving speed slowly.

Check the brakes after crossing.

Pay attention to landslides, sinkholes, sinks …

Avoid travel at night

Know where the highest places and access them quickly

Leave the car if:

The water level begins to rise in the road

If the vehicle is stuck

If a current across the water is above the axis of the wheels

When you find it difficult to open the door out of the windows

Source: CARM. Foto: Murcia.com

The autonomous citizens insists that, given the situation of rain alert, avoid road travel

Friday, September 28th, 2012

The Road Maintenance Services of the Ministry of Public Works and Planning will continue on alert

Conservation Service Road of the Ministry of Public Works in the Region of Murcia reports the status of the regional road network at 21:30 hours is as follows:

Lorca

Tertiary roads D-8, D-10, D-12, D-17, D-19 and D-26 and MR-621 are now cut.

Remain open RM-620 and RM-11 (Lorca-Eagles).

Given the large number expected by cutting the A-7 and AP-7, the Ministry of Public Works and Planning will continue to work throughout the night to clear land trawls produced on the road for RM-620 strengthen the security of the said road.

Campo de Cartagena, Altiplano and Vega del Segura

Normality in autonomic pathways that run through the Campo de Cartagena, Altiplano and Vega del Segura.

Machinery Services Community Preservation trawls have been clearing land routes produced in these areas until it is dark.

Roads cut RM-517 (Cehegín-Caravaca) and RM-C-20 (Mula-Curtis)

The RM-517 road that runs between Cehegín and Caravaca de la Cruz suffered a landslide that has prevented that could run in both directions of the road.

Before this event, the Highways Agency has stepped alternative this afternoon until it has decided to cut it for security reasons.

The alternative to this road is the RM-15 is in perfect condition and runs parallel to that of Cehegín-Caravaca.

In addition, the Highways Agency has cut way RM-C-20 that runs through the core of Mula and Curtis Road is dangerous because currently for driving on land trawls incurred during the afternoon rains.

The autonomous citizens insists that, given the situation of rain alert, avoid road travel.

Source: CARM

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