A two-day working meeting of rescuers and GIZ representatives in Ukraine took place in Donetsk oblast
The working meetings took place in Donetsk oblast under the project “Support to state and municipal emergency management in Eastern Ukraine” with the participation of representatives of the German Society for International Cooperation Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the Deputy Director of the Department - Head of the division of special equipment and special vehicles of the Department of resource support of the SES of Ukraine Oleksandr Vaskovskyi.
The SESUA team of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine took part in the NATO international programming competition "TIDE Hackaton 2021"
On 12-16 April 2021, NATO's international TIDE Hackaton 2021 programming competition was held online, with representatives from Poland, the United Kingdom, Turkey, the Netherlands, Spain, Germany, and Ukraine. Participants solved NATO's tasks using modern information technologies, such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, blockchain, etc.
Ukraine together with France will produce high-altitude ladders for fire trucks - Arsen Avakov
Ukraine and France are launching another one joint project - the production of high-altitude ladders for fire trucks. This was stated today, March 30, by Interior Minister Arsen Avakov during the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the SES and the French company Echelles Riffaund, a manufacturer of high-altitude ladders for fire trucks. The document was signed by the head of the SES Mykola Chechotkin, the general director of Echelles Riffaund Benjamin Kustie, and the export director of the company Mark Lariv.
Rescuers of Donetsk Oblast received the most modern and high-tech special car of radiation and chemical reconnaissance and laboratory control
On March 30 in Mariupol, on the basis of the 3rd State Fire and Rescue Detachment, a solemn ceremony of handing over a modern and high-tech special machine of radiation and chemical reconnaissance and laboratory control (SMRCR-LC) to the Main Department of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in Donetsk Oblast took place. The event was attended by Henrik Villadsen, OSCE Project Coordinator in Ukraine, Mykola Ilchenko, Deputy Head of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, representatives of the Donetsk Regional State Administration and the leadership of the Main Department of the SES of Ukraine in Donetsk Oblast.
SES staff carry out tactical and special training, improving their professional skills
Tactical-special exercises, training and practical classes with the population occupy an important place in the activity of the State Service of Ukraine for Emergencies. In addition to helping firefighters improve their professional skills, such activities also allow them to work together with other emergency services and emergency workers.
Rescuers warn citizens against entering the ice of reservoirs due to rising temperatures and thawing
Despite the fact that the weather in Ukraine is still cold and the expected spring heat has not yet come to the country, during the day the temperature reaches above zero, so ice has already risen on some reservoirs. However, rivers and ponds, which are still covered with ice, thin and insidious, still attract fishermen and children. Yes, due to citizens' disregard for safety rules, at least 19 persons have been killed since the beginning of the month!
In Donetsk region rescuers received new equipment from international partners
Ensuring the safety of population and rapid response to emergencies is the main task of rescue units. However, getting information from people who are in trouble and in stress is sometimes very problematic. One of the most important issues is determining the exact location of the event or emergency, route planning and communication with the applicant. Thanks to modern technology, this problem can be easily solved.