Rescuers appeal to the citizens not to risk their lives when going on hike tours in poor weather conditions
For several days in a row, the rescuers have been persistently warning the citizens about the avalanche danger on the slopes of the Carpathians. Snowfalls and blizzards in the highlands pose a direct threat to human life and health of tourists who, despite the warnings of the rescuers, go to the mountains in bad weather.
Rescuers are permanently involved in the search and rescue of people who lost the way, particularly in the mountains, and deviated from the planned route, or got injuries during the hike.
Zakarpattya rescuers continue partnership with Polish colleagues for the safety of Ukrainians
Recently, within the framework of the project "Improving the capabilities of operational and rescue units of the SES of Ukraine in Zakarpattia region", implemented by the iHELP Institute Foundation and funded by the Polish Development Cooperation Program of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, a regular international meeting was held on the basis of the Office of the SES of Zakarpatya by video conference.
On the Christmas Eve rescuers inspect churches and temples for fire safety
Rescuers are stepping up preventive work in religious buildings, communicating with the abbots of churches and temples, as well as the faithful people to prevent as many dangerous events inherent in the winter. Traditionally, during the Christmas celebrations, the risk factors increase. This is what the specialists of the Rescue Service told during the preventive tests.
Cooperation with international partners continues in Luhansk region
The demining process is a very important factor in ensuring an access of the population, living near the demarcation line, to pastures, fields, forests, roads, etc. The International Committee of the Red Cross provides assistance to those who carry out demining in Donbass. Only this year, the Committee transferred personal computers and printers, furniture, tools, markings, tapes and other consumables to the pyrotechnic unit of the Main Department of the SES of Ukraine in Luhansk region.