Today was filed on Orientation Course II Sport in Nature that has been organized from the Department of Civil Protection Mazarron and City Council, in its second year, has the support of the Department of Youth.
The characteristics of the course have been explained by Councillor Civil Protection and Public Safety, Miguel Maria Garcia, who stressed that "account for its development with the participation of Civil Defence volunteers and Red Cross."
Tomorrow, Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 will take place the first block of the two that make up the course and that will take place in the sports hall "The Aceña" and at various points outside the municipality.
On both days the participants will acquire the theoretical and practical knowledge to function in nature.
This knowledge will be put into practice on Saturday April 21 on a day to be held in the Espuña environment.
The activity, in addition to teaching participants to orient themselves in nature, they also show how to deal with an emergency situation.
As explained in charge of the Municipal Emergency Services (EMS) and Civil Protection of Mazarron, Pedro Hernandez, "one of our tasks is to educate the public so that citizens know how to act in an emergency situation. Something also will affect the course ".
Because, as stated in charge of this activity and Technical Civil Protection, Daniel Toledo, "although everyone assumes that you know your way around the world or nature, then do not know how to deal with a situation like we offer this course. Hence the foundation and the importance of carrying it out. "
To deal with it "are taught from basic techniques to using a compass while this tool is not strictly necessary to determine orientation."
Also present at the presentation the President of the Club "Friends of Nature", Rafael Peral, who thanked the consistory the implementation of this activity "repeated again ask for his invaluable teaching and training."
Also, the club has requested cited the completion of other courses such as hiking monitor.
In the activity, in addition to the Civil Defence volunteers and Red Cross, part of the sports-oriented federated who wanted to join the activity.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón