What is an exercise?
An exercise is an exercise on what to do in an emergency; it follows a predetermined plan based on safety and security procedures. This test tests the population’s ability to react and helps them adopt routine actions in an emergency.
The second national exercise, organized by federal and state agencies and agencies, aims to promote the culture of disaster preparedness and strengthen interagency coordination during emergencies. In addition, National Disaster Reduction Day and the earthquakes of 1985 and 2017 are commemorated.
What time does the exercise take place tomorrow?
The second national exercise of 2023 will take place on Tuesday, September 19, at 11:00 a.m. Central Time.
What is your hypothesis?
For the first time, the National Civil Protection Coordination (CNPC) and the National Civil Protection System (Sinaproc) will propose to the population four hypotheses and scenarios of disruptive phenomena that would affect different regions of the national territory, with the direct participation of the population of 32 units of the country.
- A magnitude 8.0 earthquake with the epicenter in Acapulco, Guerrero.
- A magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Bavispe, Sonora.
- A Category 3 hurricane in the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, arriving in Othón P. Blanco, Quintana Roo
- A Category 4 hurricane in the Pacific Ocean impacting Los Cabos, Baja California Sur.
Which states are taking part?
Laura Velázquez, Head of the Civil Protection Coordination, explained that with the two hypotheses and earthquake scenarios, six entities will participate: Guerrero, Oaxaca, Michoacán, Mexico City; Sonoran and Chihuahua. Ten entities will now take part in the two hurricane scenarios: Veracruz, Puebla, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Chiapas, Campeche, Quintana Roo, Baja California Sur, Baja California and Sonora.
One way to participate is to register your property, the deadline for entries is today at 11:59 p.m. Here we explain what is needed and how to do it.
Drill in the CDMX Metro
CDMX Metro is also participating in the second national exercise in 2023. The trains will stop for a period of three to four minutes as part of the exercise; Anyone traveling at the Interbahnhof has to get to the next train station.
Security management will ask people in the stations to retreat to the walls and remain calm; while brigade members will coordinate the evacuation of administrative offices.
Metro urges users to remain calm and not to run, shout or push. If you are in a train car, wait and do not try to get out. If you are on the platforms, it is best to retreat to the wall. If staff requests it, clear the stations and do not trespass on the train tracks.