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.
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.
Canadian volunteer mission visited Dnipropetrovsk rescuers
On February 5, the Canadian volunteer mission "Firefighters for help to Ukraine" came to Dnipro city. The delegation was led by Kevin Royle, President of the Canadian Volunteer Mission, which also included Andrew Boichenko and representatives of the Rotary Club.