Military in Puerto Vallarta under DN-III-E Preventive Plan for Hurricane Willa

Personnel of the 41 Military Zone applied the DN-III-E Plan prevention phase, with tours of the streets of the municipalities of Puerto Vallarta and Melaque, during the approach of Hurricane Willa.

The DN-III-E Plan in the preventive phase allows a preparation to react in a timely manner and take actions aimed at controlling risk, avoiding or mitigating the destructive impact of disasters on the life and goods of the population, public services, and the environment.

In addition, drills are held to verify the organization of work teams and the status of the material available to handle an emergency situation.

As well as to verify the state of the communication routes, considered as main and alternate routes of evacuation; and the risk maps are updated in order to identify the possible effects on the population.

Also, check the physical condition of the facilities designated as collection centers, inventory of resources, shelters and temporary shelters; and liaison with the State and Municipal Councils of the Civil Protection System.

Reaction forces are organized in each of the subordinate units; and the Disaster Response Force (FACD) is deployed, which is a circumstantial force to support the military territorial commanders in the face of the occurrence of major disasters.