Working together for the safety of tourists. Rescuers of Ukraine and the Czech Republic establish rescue points
On April 3, visitors from Pardubice region,Czech Republic arrived to Zakarpattia Oblast: Zdenek Skarupa and Alesh Boyatovsky, to continue the initiative, started back in 2018, which consist in establishing rescue points in the Carpathians. Special knowledge pointers - rescue points, will help tourists quickly, and most importantly accurately determine their GPS coordinates, to transfer them to mountain rescuers in case of danger. Also, each signe contains information about emergency phones, the name of the location and the rescue point number. So, the tourist will only have to dial a phone number and to inform the rescuers of their location in the mountains.
SES urges citizens not to provoke fires in natural ecosystems!
Rescuers remind that the careless handling of fires, multiplied by weather conditions that are dangerous for ecosystems, in most cases can lead to catastrophic consequences. And the fact that the main cause of the occurrence of fires in open areas is the human factor - it can easily be confirmed by impressive statistical indicators. Only from the beginning of March already we have 7 219 incidents of fires in open territories and in natural ecosystems!
Ukrainian rescuers are preparing for large-scale international exercises WEBER RESCUE DAYS
In this summer, on June 19-22, the large-scale international exercises WEBER RESCUE DAYS will be held in the village of Horodyshche at the training area of the Main Department of the SES of Ukraine in Rivne oblast. Ukraine will host these exercises for the first time, and, aware of its responsibilities to international colleagues, the rescuers of the SESU are already getting ready to take part in the event.
The delegation of firefighters from the Slovak Republic visits Zakarpattia Oblast
The delegation of the Slovak Republic, headed by the President of the Fire and Rescue Service of the Ministry of the Interior of the Slovak Republic, General Alexander Needly, is on a working visit in Zakarpattia Oblast.
Today, on March 6, foreign guests visited the 1st State Fire and Rescue Squad in Uzhgorod.
Rescuers urging citizens not to go out to the mountains during deteriorating weather conditions!
Every day efforts of the mountain rescue teams of the SES of Ukraine are directed at carrying out of the search and rescue of people, as well as providing them with emergency medical care at the objects and territories in mountainous and forest areas. Specialists of the Rescue Service have a lot of calls, because despite numerous warnings, both weather services and rescuers themselves, citizens continue to test natures`s strength and to risk their lives in the mountains.
International command-and-staff trainings for responding to an accident with a large number of victims started in Kyiv
On February 19, International training on reacting to an accident involving the action of chemicals and with a lot of victims, organized by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (United States of America), were launched on the basis of the Institute of Public Administration in the field of Civil Protection.
Participation in the exercises is taken by specialists of the SES of Ukraine, Ministry of Health, National Police, National Guard, Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, etc.
Foreign representatives of the US Defense Threat Reduction Agency have visited the National University of Civil Defense of Ukraine
On February 14, a delegation of foreign representatives of the US Defense Threat Reduction Agency has been at the National University of Civil Defense of Ukraine. The delegation consisted of the Coordinator of the international technical assistance project Rene Michel, experts Patrick McCafferty and David Curry, and financial advisor Ashley Scott. The Deputy Head of the Department - Head of the Division of Radiation, Chemical Protection and Organization of Evacuation Measures of the Department of Population and Territories Protection of the Directorate for the organization of civil protection measures of the SES of Ukraine Hennadiy Dolbikov also visited the university.