34,000 first responders to guarantee safe yearend holidays
Santo Domingo.– The National Emergency Commission (COE) director Juan Manuel Mendez on Wednesday announced that the second phase of the safe yearend holidays operation will include some 34,823 from the various first response agencies who ensure safety.
He said the plan starts 2pm today and includes 1,600 aid stations placed at critical points across the country, with 130 ambulances, three helicopters, 90 units of quick response and nine regional command posts.
As part of the security measures the Public Works Ministry’s Land Transport Dept. announced the ban of heavy vehicles on all roads starting at midday Thusday, Dec. 31, to 10pm Monday, Jan. 4, 2016.