The Policy of Protection is an important institution of a modern and civilised society which aims to protect human life, health and property of citizens, (N. 3013/2002, Article 3) from natural (forest fires, severe weather) or man-made disasters (technological, biological, chemical) for the rapid or slow evolution, which may be caused during a peaceful period, causing emergency situations.
These exceptional situations that are unavoidable, require for the smoother adaptation and rehabilitation of Ï€ÏÎ¿Ï…Ï€Î±ÏÏ‡Î¿Ï…ÏƒÏŽÎ½ conditions, the support of the entities of the civil protection, and primarily obtain the resources.
Defending the self-reliance of citizens and of communities, in accordance with Article 1 of law. 3013/1-5-2002- GG-102 A/1.5.2002, with the aim of reducing the consequences of disasters, having the care of cultural goods and of the materials, the resources and infrastructure of the country.
In Greece in 1995, established the institutional Policy Protection with the establishment of the General Secretariat of Civil Protection is subordinate to the Ministry of the Interior.
The institution of Civil Protection, particularly important for our society, requires planning, coordination of action and prevention, aiming to preserve the social equilibrium.
1. The Municipality of Penteli, as a Municipality, a former forester and current and former mountain, must have developed a reliable system of civil protection for the protection of the residents-citizens and their property.
2. This involves organisation design, appropriate staffing on a combination of employees and volunteers, modern equipment, over and above all it needs from us all knowledge of our area and love it.
3. The Municipality of Penteli, is a pioneer in the field of Civil Protection which the forest wealth but ruined by poor operation and inability of the respective services Policy for the Protection of the state after the fires that destroyed it came from the stop and the grammar and NEVER from the zone of responsibility, should continue to be the new local authorities model in matters of Civil Protection (fires, snows, floods, earthquakes ).
4. Once again, the major for us in matters of Civil Protection is that there is only PREVENTION of PREVENTION of PREVENTION, and never repression, since this is connected with the central administration.
The objectives of Civil Protection are to save the economy and the public sector of the country, to protect and to minimize the damage of the property of citizens, to restore production and to maintain harmonious social conditions.”