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Summary Magazine 112 year 2016

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December 

Firefighters´ Day
On 4th May 2016 the Firefighters´ Day celebration took place at the Hradčany Square in Prague. At this occasion 250 new members of the Fire & Rescue Service of the Czech Republic took their festive oath. Celebrations were symbolically ended by the fire mass celebrated by Dominik cardinal Duka, archbishop of Prague. p. 2

Visegrad Group Meeting
The leaders responsible for civil protection in the Visegrad Group countries (i.e. CZ, HU, PL, and SK) met in Prague with representatives of the Fire & Rescue Service of the Czech Republic. The V4 meeting was held on 17 and 18 May 2016 under the Czech Presidency of the V4, and in the year of the 25th anniversary of the foundation of the Visegrad Group. p. 5

Fire of technology for processing waste
On 19th January this year a fire of a press for proceeding of waste occurred in the A.P.E., Ltd. company premises in Prague. The fire spread as a result of explosions of pressure vessels with dangerous substances. Total of 175 firefighters, both professional and volunteer, from Prague and Central Bohemia intervened in site. p. 6

Use of explosives at FRS CR
Ten years ago, in 2006 the Ministry of Interior- the General Directorate of the Fire & Rescue Service of the Czech Republic decided to set up its own group of officers with specialized skills and equipment designed for carrying out small-scale blasting and destruction. Subsequently, in 2007 the team of blasters was established. p. 14

Application for coordinating humanitarian assistance in the region
A new application serves for a simpler registration and solution of requirements of humanitarian aid in a region. The entry to this application can be found on the website of the FRS of Zlin region. p. 19

Radiation protection now - 30 years after the Chernobyl accident
On 6 May this year a conference on current issues of radiation protection of the population was held. The conference reminded the 30th anniversary of the accident in Chernobyl. The need for intensive education at all levels underlined all discussions. Preventive measures include knowledge of early warning, escape routes and first aid. p. 20

Magazine on firefighters in television broadcasting
The Population Protection Institute in Lázně Bohdaneč began filming a fire magazine titled "HASIČI (Firefighters)", which focuses mainly on actual risk of fires, how to prevent specific problems, and other live topics. The magazine will be broadcast since June 2016 in the Regional television station CZ. p. 29

Ice Queen and her coach goes into the hot Rio
An interview with Martina Sáblíková on her preparations for the biggest sporting event of this summer - the Olympic Games, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. p. 30

Sport series started again
The series of sport competitions organized this year was kicked off. Besides two rounds of competitions in the disciplines of TFA, several rounds of the Grand Prix in Fire Attack of Teams were held. In late May the first two races of the Czech Cup in combination of two events were held. p. 32

Manual for the period of grain harvest

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