During the recent week (from March 12 to March 18) the units of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine performed interventions to prevent emergencies, ensured rapid response to accidents and consequence relief, fire-fighting, and other rescue activities. Since the beginning of the week there were 1194 emergency events reported that were responded to by the SES units with intervention to the site. As a result of these interventions, there were 29 persons saved.
Today, many organizations and institutions work to address the complex socio-political situation in the East of Ukraine. The international company ACTED provides comprehensive support to the population and local governments in the region.
A working meeting with the employees of the Security Department of the European Union Advisory Mission in Ukraine took place in the Department of the SES of Ukraine in Cherkasy oblast on March 15.
There are scores of extraordinary events every day in Ukraine, in which our citizens are dying or getting injuries. Most of them are incidents or consequences of a frivolous attitude to the safety of the citizens themselves. However, it is most frustrating when the carelessness of adults costs the health or life of small children.