Increases the number of soldiers engaged in bad weather

03/02/14

In Fiumicino, the number of Army soldiers who have been operating since yesterday evening in the town of Isola Sacra to help the population hit by the bad weather has risen to fifty.

The Army engineers are using 7 water pumps, earth-moving vehicles, trucks for transporting waste materials and specialized equipment for interventions in the event of public disasters. Furthermore, they are placing ground bags for water containment at the elderly center in Largo Borsellino in Fiumicino and with earth-moving machines they are restoring the roads near the "Parco Leonardo" shopping center.

In terms of snow emergency, five mountaineering instructors will arrive in Cortina d'Ampezzo in the evening, in addition to the approximately 120 mountain alpinists already at work in the Belluno area. at risk of failure, in competition with the civil protection and the fire brigade.

In addition, about 30 soldiers of the NATO Army CIMIC Group (Civil and Military Cooperation) of Motta di Livenza, for some hours, have been employed for the purpose of patrolling and monitoring the banks of the Livenza and Monticano rivers in the Treviso area.

Even in the next few hours, the special vehicles of the Army genius will continue to operate throughout the peninsula to help citizens in difficulty and to facilitate the restoration of traffic in areas affected by bad weather. In these situations, the Army, once again, constitutes a resource for the country and an instrument available to the entire national community.

Source: General Office of the Army Chief of Staff - Public Information and Communication Office - Sz. PI

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