The regional government signed with 43 municipalities of Almería a cooperation agreement to integrate emergency services in the 112

The Minister of the Presidency, Public Administration and Home Affairs of the Government of Andalusia, Elias Bendodo, and mayors 43 municipalities of Almería, They have signed this Tuesday at the Delegation of the Government almeriense a collaboration agreement between the Ministry and the consistory on the integration of emergency services in the Emergency System 112 Andalusia.

Bendodo highlighted the value of this agreement, which enables a large number of small municipalities to join the technological platform of the 112. "In this way the collaboration between Andalusian is strengthened by the different municipalities of Almeria and all devices are optimized in terms of emergency in the province". Also, the Minister stressed "the importance tour" of the Almeria province, "One of the most popular destinations throughout the year" of the territory Andalusian.

"Hereinafter, integration will be telematically, so the response time to an emergency will 4 seconds, whereas before, A telephone call, response time ranged from 45 seconds to 1,25 minutes depending on the type of the ", he stressed.

So, the municipalities that make up after the signing of the agreement are Abla, Abrucena, Albox, Alhama de Almería, Arboleas, Balanegra, Bedar, Benahadux, Berja, Carboneras, Cuevas de Almanzora, Dalías, El Ejido, Fines, Fiñana, Gador, Los Gallardos, Garrucha, Gergal, Huércal de Almería, Huercal Overa, Laujar de Andarax, Lubrín, Macael, Mojácar, The Mojonera, Nijar, Olula River, Oria, Pechina, Pulpí, Purchena, Rioja, Pannier, Sorbas, Taverns, Tíjola, Taberno, Tower, Velez Blanco, Vélez Rubio, Vera and Zurgena.

The 112 It is a unique phone, a public system open emergency management integration and participation of public administrations and entities involved in emergency actions. It is a management tool made available to all Andalusian citizens and visitors to meet any emergency or urgent through a single number and commonly used across Europe.

In this regard, the owner of the field has emphasized the importance of "enabling residents and visitors a number with permanent attention 24 hours every day of the year, multilingual staff and full coverage for all telephone operators ".

And is that, the Minister stressed that agreements such as those signed today in Almeria reinforce the commitment of the new Government of Andalusia with security and protection of all Andalusians and visitors. "We know that Andalusia is prepared, featuring plans and professionals at the forefront in Europe, but we will continue to upgrade and modernize systems because security is an obsession of this government ".

"This integration involves coordination between all devices and information in real time and ensure a perfect performance. For the counselor, "to enter 43 municipalities of Almeria in 112 achieve improved responsiveness and greater reliability of the information is transmitted. This agreement will provide greater ease of management itself and can do a more complete analysis ".

Also, Bendodo has announced that the agreement also authorizes the use of the graphic elements of the corporate identity of the Emergency System 112 Andalusia intervention vehicles assigned to public services dependent care and emergency urgency of these municipalities. This implies, inter alia, the advertising of the phone number 112 in Local Police vehicles.