Anbal Fernndez leads the meetings in the Situation Room of the National Emergency Alert and Monitoring System
Aníbal Fernández leads the meetings in the Situation Room of the National Emergency Alert and Monitoring System

The chief of staff, Juan Manzur, evaluated during the day “permanently” with the Minister of Security, Aníbal Fernández, and government technical teams the “shocks” of high temperatures registered in the country, within the framework of the actions and measures adopted by the national government.

“Manzur is permanently monitoring with Aníbal and the Sinagir teams the impacts of the high temperatures that are registered in a good part of the country, within the framework of the government’s actions to mitigate them”An official source told Télam.

Meanwhile, in the Situation Room of the National Emergency Alert and Monitoring System of the Ministry of Security, Minister Aníbal Fernández led the meeting to monitor the scope of energy saving measures.

In the context of the heat wave, the national government asked industries to reduce energy demand between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., in order to try to avoid saturation of the electrical system and power cuts.

The request was made to a dozen business chambers whose factories and plants are those with the highest demand for energy and which are located mainly in the south and north of Greater Buenos Aires.

In parallel, as a “gesture” towards private activity, the national government decided that on Thursdays and Fridays the employees of the national public administration work remotely, as already happened in the first part of the coronavirus pandemic, from the March 20, 2020.

The Casa Rosada, in this context, remained almost in the dark this Friday, as well as the ministries located opposite, those of Economy, Transport and Productive Development,

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Aníbal Fernández led a Sinagir meeting with Energy Secretary Darío Martínez at noon on Thursday, attended by representatives of national and provincial agencies, to monitor and evaluate the situation.

The meeting was held at the Sinagir headquarters, on Avenida San Juan al 2700, in the City of Buenos Aires, in the Situation Room of the National Emergency Alert and Monitoring System (Siname), from where national mapping and monitoring are carried out. in the face of hydrometeorological threats, in addition to the exchange of information to monitor potential adverse situations.

The Sinagir had already been convened earlier this week by the Chief of Staff, Juan Manzur, who led it together with Minister Fernández in a meeting at the Casa Rosada.

The climatic phenomenon will continue at least until this Saturday, which suggests an increase in the demand for electrical energy throughout the country and in particular in the Metropolitan Area of ​​Buenos Aires (AMBA).

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