The Environment and Ecosocialism Cabinet was established in the Valles del Tuy subregion, Miranda state, under the perspective of guiding and coordinating all actions and policies that allow mitigating the effects of climate change and guaranteeing a better territory.
During the creation of this structure in Cúa, Francis Herrera, Secretary of the Environment in the state, asserted that the care and conservation of the hydrographic basins in this tuyero axis was prioritized.
He stated that reforestation days will be held in mountainous areas, in order to take care of the aquifer sources that generate drinking water for Caracas and Miranda.
The regional secretary of the Environment ruled that it is essential to carry out environmental conservation plans in an orderly and efficient manner in each community and parish in Mirando.
He specified that the programs consist of massifying the culture of recycling solid waste, as well as promoting education on caring for the environment, the organization and formation of reforestation brigades, among other policies and initiatives that exist at the national, state and municipal levels.
“In Valles del Tuy, the environmental plan is a priority (…) In this sense, the alternative of recycling must be created, an activity that transforms the problem into an economic and environmental solution,” argued Herrera.
At the installation of the Environment and Ecosocialism Cabinet, the Environment directors of the mayors of the tuyera region, representatives of the Ministry of Environment and Ecosocialism, the Tree Mission, the Brigades against Climate Change and Guardians of the Tree participated.
The head of the Miranda State Secretary of Environment noted that other actions that must be carried out in the Valles del Tuy axis is to reforest all public spaces in cities and communities, in order to create a balance between the population and nature. .
He notified that together with the officials of the Ministry of Popular Power for Ecosocialism (MINEC) a deployment is being implemented in various communities throughout the Mirandino territory, where they explain the climate crisis and how it affects us.
“These deployments are a demonstration of collective participation, which is vital to achieve progress in the fight for the preservation of the environment, ecosystem and climate change, through responsible and timely action with attention to the issue, prevention, training as a key element,” said Herrera.
Risk mitigation plan evaluated
Officials from the Risk Management Cabinet presented a Peace Quadrant mitigation plan at the Gumersindo Palma amphitheater of the Casa de la Cultura in San Francisco de Yare, Simón Bolívar municipality, in Miranda.
José Rafael Vegas, secretary of the Miranda State Disaster Prevention and Attention Center, narrated that all aspects of this plan are oriented to the fifth vertex of the Great Peace Quadrant Mission, “precisely to attend to those prioritized points that may be vulnerable to any natural phenomenon or those created by man.
He cited that this plan that contemplates the entry to the quadrant in an emergency, the formation of brigades in the Peace Quadrants, community emergency plan, risk mitigation plan in terms of forest fires, among other aspects.
“In terms of risks, we have 228 prioritized points such as gas fillers, garbage dumps, electricity distribution areas, water, as well as some communities,” he counted.
The cabinet included directors of municipal and Miranda civil protection, the Fire Department, the Miranda Police, Saúl Yánez, mayor of the Simón Bolívar municipality; and Lenin Sosa, regional secretary of Citizen Security.