Ile-de-France. Heatwave: Civil Protection distributes water in train stations

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Ile-de-France. Heatwave: Civil Protection distributes water in train station

Heat wave: from today, the Civil Protection will distribute water in the stations of Paris. It will launch a similar operation tomorrow, June 26, in Versailles (Yvelines).

Here we are. The heat is well established in Yvelines and a large part of the country.

Tomorrow, Wednesday 26th June, the thermometer should exceed 34 ° C.

Faced with the situation, the Civil Protection decided to take action. Of water bottles distributions will be organized in several stations of the Ile-de-France .

“All week, we will be present in major Parisian stations, from 15 hours to 20 hours. We will also have teams that will make marauding to look after single people, monitor their hydration, “says Victor Deyres, National Manager of Communication for Civil Protection.”

Three days in Versailles

Tomorrow mercrdi June 26, a point will be also introduced to the station of Versailles-Chantiers (Yvelines) , 17 hours to 20 hours. It should be renewed during the heat episode, until Friday.

“Still in the context of our convention with the SNCF, we will go to the contact of the travelers to propose them bottles. This will be done at the station and on the docks, “explains Arnaud Sepval, the departmental president of Yvelines.”

“We are also ready, with some thirty volunteers, to strengthen the fire brigade or to intervene in retirement homes. ”

In a press release, Veolia said it had deployed its reinforced water backup device in the event of an unscheduled shutdown.
“If the estimated duration of interruption is greater than two hours, water bottles will be placed at the door of each private home, including the floors of the buildings, 24 hours a day. A tank can also be delivered in the event of a large-scale leak. “

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