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Foreign representatives of the US Defense Threat Reduction Agency have visited the National University of Civil Defense of Ukraine

Published: 15.02.2019, 08:54

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.

The visit of foreign colleagues is due to the possibility of conducting of trainings at the NUCDU focused on “Radiation, chemical and biological protection” within the framework of the implementation of the international technical assistance project “Trainings to prevent the proliferation of CBRN-2 and technical assistance”.

During the visit the representatives of US Defense Threat Reduction Agency had a meeting with the Rector of the university Volodymyr Sadkovyi and the scientific and pedagogical staff. They also got acquainted with the research laboratories of special chemistry and chemical technology, where the applicants of higher education in the field “Chemical Technology” demonstrated their skills and abilities in working with modern devices that were delivered to the university as a technical assistance from foreign partners, and worked out the actions with demercuration and sampling. They got acquainted with the operation of smoke and heat simulation training facility, where the activities of the radiation and chemical detection group were worked out in order to detect the damage of technological equipment in a smoky environment.

The coordinator of the international technical assistance project of US Defense Threat Reduction Agency Rene Michel said that the first steps towards cooperation between the SES of Ukraine and the Agency had already been made. And in joint plans - conducting on the basis of NUCDU the educational trainings on radiation, chemical and biological protection and combat engineering, as well as delivering of special equipment: a reconnaissance kit that allows to identify the threat of an emergency situation with the leakage of hazardous substances, CBRN protective equipment, and equipment for specialists in the field of combat engineering.



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