Local Government Profile
Tursi - Italy
 
 
Avv. Giuseppe Labriola
MAYOR
Website of the city : www.comune.tursi.mt.it
Size : 156 kms (square kilometers) sq km
Population : 2012 - 5200
DISASTER AND RISK REDUCTION ACTIVITIES
Essential 1 – Risk reducing organization and coordination in place Status - 2 Progress and achievements – The COC (City Operative Center) for managing emergencies is under definition Essential 2 – Budget assigned Status - 3 Progress and achievements – Several private and public buidings have been restructured according to seismic regulation through funding made available by the National Government Plans – Additional 300.000 euros will be made available for seismic reconstrction Essential 3 – Risk assessment prepared Status - 1 Progress and achievements – A City Emergency Plan is under consideration Plans – Essential 4 – Investment in risk reducing infrastructure Status - 2 Progress and achievements – Remediation projects to reduce the hydrogeological risk have been prepared and are under approval by Regional Authorities. Plans – 700.000 euros will be invested in remediation projects Essential 5 – Safe schools and health facilities Status - 2 Progress and achievements – Seismic vlnerability studeis have been completed for four school buildings (elementary, middle school and two preschools). Plans – Essential 6 – Risk-compliant building regulation and land use applied Status - Please select Progress and achievements – Plans – Essential 7 – Education programmes and training in place Status - 2 Progress and achievements – The Association of Civil Defence Gruppo Lucano has recently organized several presentations on seismic risk to the students of preschool, elementary and middle school Plans – Essential 8 – Ecosystems and natural buffers protected Status - Please select Progress and achievements – N/A Plans – N/A Essential 9 – Early warning systems installed Status - 2 Progress and achievements – Forestfire monitoring during the summer period is provided by forestry workers 10 of APEA and "ex Comunità Montana" and by the "Tursi Gruppo Lucano" volunteers. In addition the City Administration receives early warning information from the "Prefettura" and from the Regional Civil Protection Essential 10 – Needs-based (survivors) reconstruction Status - 2 Progress and achievements – As a consequence of the 1980 earthquake, priority in seismic reconstruction has been allocated to private buildings