People who suffer from some form of hearing impairment can now contact the local police or Totana Emergenicas services through a new service that starts today, "SOS SMS."
These neighbors can alert the troops by sending a mobile phone 682282092.
The Councillor for New Technologies, Juan Carrion, who has visited the local police units from where they carry out this new service, explained that this initiative has emerged to meet the need expressed by various associations of the municipality, to address a problem they were having the time to communicate with the local police to make announcements, so we proceeded to the study of alternatives designed to overcome this difficulty.
The service, as explained Carrión, allows a person belonging to the groups listed above, may make an announcement to the local police by sending a mobile message (SMS), which indicate the problem you have and location for the Police to assist him accordingly.
The mayor pointed out that the municipal service is aimed exclusively at these groups and may not be used by other people without such disabilities, to be followed using the same phone that can use today.
Thus, giving effect to the Plenum approved unanimously by all political groups last April.
The mayor expressed his satisfaction at being able to solve this problem, since the elimination of such obstacles communication helps achieve the goal of equality of all people, enabling greater integration of groups with disabilities.
Similarly, has indicated its intention to continue working in this way, given that many existing challenges but also many possibilities that are opening to get better and better integration of all people in society.
The councilman pointed out that in Spain there is more than a million people who have some type of hearing impairment or oral, which precludes them a greater or lesser extent, the media, this problem being particularly acute in situations where it is necessary Quick action (emergency services).
Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana. Fotos: Totana.com