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07/10/2017 - 09:00

Forest fires in Collserola drop by 75% in summer

Safety. The surface area affected by fire in and around the Collserola Natural Park has also been reduced by 98% compared to last year.

08/09/2017 - 17:57

“Despite the danger, you didn’t hesitate to help those who were worst off”

No tinc por. The City Police, the Mossos d’Esquadra, the Barcelona Fire Service, the Emergency Medical Service and the Social Emergency and Urgent Care Centre have been awarded the gold medal for civic merit for their response...

25/08/2017 - 10:34

Recommendations for the “I am not afraid” demonstration

Advice for avoiding problems at large gatherings of people, such as the "I am not afraid" demonstration.

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The Safety and Prevention Area is directly responsible to the Mayor's Office and is politically led by the Commissioner for Security and Safety. It is responsible for public safety and prevention policies and in charge of the Guàrdia Urbana (city police) and the Fire Service Barcelona wants to set an example of safe, peaceful, community coexistence.

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