Expert Praises Scientific Quality of Disasters Event in Cuba

Havana, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Argentine specialist Mauricio Iriarte praised the integrity and scientific quality of the 10th International Congress on Disasters and the Sixth International Conference of Firefighters that continue today in this capital.

Both congresses combine all the necessary aspects and provide tools to be capable of giving assistance, answering, as well as working and improving actions in the prevention of disaster risks, the expert told Prensa Latina.

Iriarte, who is a member of Usar brigade, specialized in search and rescue in collapsed structures, said that in terms of awareness and education to mitigate dangers, the two events opened on Tuesday in this capital can favor the completion of initiatives and move forward on that way.

He described as interesting the holding in unison of the two meetings, as in his opinion, they open a wide spectrum with effective formulas to train and improve the actions dedicated to protect people, goods, economy and the environment.

It is extremely important that analysts from many countries converge at international level on these events taking place at the Conference Center in Havana regarding the search for new ways of doing things that are essential for the survival of the human species, Iriarte said.

About the Civil Defense System of Cuba, Iriarte could appreciate in his first contacts in the Caribbean nation that a solid organization is maintained in accordance with the established policies. ‘I think they develop a good concept,’ he said.

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