Ukrainian rescuers check the readiness of the units for the intended actions
Specialists of the Rescue Service carry out comprehensive work on prevention of emergencies of various kinds every day, as well as check the readiness of the units for the intended actions.
Special attention of the rescuers is now focused on preparing for the presidential elections in Ukraine, which will be held in late March. In order for the process of people's will to be heard without any emergency or events, the SESU specialists conduct appropriate training on sites to be used as polling stations.
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.
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.
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.
Chernivtsi City: a working meeting took place with the international delegation from Romania
On January 21, a working meeting of the leadership and the specialists of international cooperation of the Department took place with the partners from Romania at the Department of the SES of Ukraine in Chernivtsi oblast in the framework of the project “Improving of security of the population in the border zone by strengthening joint training and cooperation activities in the field of Emergency Management".