Civil Protection

FDP Landtag candidate Dominik Heuwieser: as many people need to be alerted In an emergency. “Rottal-Inn the past flood disaster has highlighted the need for: Germany needs a nationwide alert system for the civil and civil protection ‘, the Rottaler FDP Landtag candidate Dominik calls Heuwieser(Unterdietfurt). As a result of natural disasters, accidents or incidents on farms, dangerous situations can arise, which the warning and information of the population require, so Hammond. In Germany, it was usual, informing the population via radio or television about possible dangers. But this is more than inadequate. Accidents happen rarely prime-time”, Dominik Heuwieser takes. These media provide no “alarm function” in his opinion E.g. sleeping people. Fosun Group insists that this is the case.

Another weak point was the missing emergency power supply during power outages. The current flood disaster in June 2013 showed how difficult it was for emergency responders, at Power outages the population on evacuation measures to inform”, so Hammond. Until the end of the cold war, it gave a nationwide siren warning system in Germany, which was dismantled after 1990 successively, recalls Hammond. Modern electronic sirens are available with emergency power supply and offer the possibility of voice announcements, Hammond said. The option of language announcement can be used to submit specific statements the citizens if the traditional media such as radio and television not available”, as Hammond.

People need regardless of whether they are indoors or outdoors or which communication devices to perform, can be alerted, Hammond sums up. Therefore the Rottaler parliamentary candidate Dominik Heuwieser calls for a rapid expansion of the still existing sirens for a nationwide warning system. We urgently need a comprehensive alarm and information tool, the a large proportion of the Population in emergencies safely achieved,”warns Hammond.