Bad weather Modena: the Army continues its efforts to rescue local populations

02/02/14

The work of the military intervened, since last week, in the province of Modena continues to help the local populations affected by the flooding of the Secchia and Panaro rivers, followed by recent heavy rainfall.

The army's 90 military, in coordination with the civil defense, have moved the attention, over the weekend, on patrolling the banks of the Secchia and Panaro rivers and the connected canals, which in many places have eroded the banks.

Restoration operations with bags on the ground continue incessantly (the last one committed 10 military until late at night yesterday) while other staff check the level of river water with motorized and uninterrupted patrols of the Minutara and the Naviglio canals in Bomporto. The situation of the Minutara channel is still a concern, which is why the military carry out ad hoc patrols in the areas indicated by the operations room of the Municipality of Bomporto.

The Armed Forces, thanks to the "dual use" capability of the Departments of Engineering, in addition to the operational commitment in international missions, is able to intervene, in cases of public calamity, throughout the national territory.

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

 

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