The Civil Protection has issued a statement confirming that in the last 24 hours, a total of 163 occurrences, resulting from Storm 'Oscar' mobilised 168 teams and 436 operational staff.
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The Regional Civil Protection Service recently announced that their firefighting helicopter will take part in daily search and rescue training missions until the 22nd of November.
he Regional Government of Madeira, through the Regional Secretary for Health and Civil Protection, who operates the island's firefighting helicopter has issued a series of rules with regard to the helicopter, due to compromising behaviour by civilians during firefighting situations.
Four tourists became lost and had to be rescued while walking along Poço das Pulgas, in Ponta Delgada this morning.
Searches for the missing French tourist have been extended, as it is possible that the 35-year-old man was seen in Ponta Delgada last Wednesday.
Yesterday morning, an appeal was posted on the social media network Reddit asking if anyone had seen Michal, a Polish citizen, who has formally been reported missing in Madeira. The message read:
In order to meet the needs of the island, in terms of fighting forest fires, the Madeiran Army Regiment No. 3 (RG3) has undergone a series of cross training activities under the Operational Plan for Combating Forest Fires (POCIF 2020).
The Regional Civil Protection Service has placed Madeira under an orange alert for heavy rain from 3 pm to 9 pm tomorrow, the 17th of June.