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Summary Magazine 112 year 2016

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

Fire of a textile warehouse
On 25 June 2016 firefighters of the FRS of the Olomouc Region interfered in a fire of three halls that served to store of used textile. Damages to property were extensive, despite all the efforts of firefighters. Nearly 130 professional and volunteer firefighters from Olomouc FRS and Moravia-Silesia FRS intervened on site. s. 4

Experimental measurements of surface temperature in halogen lamps, light bulbs and fluorescent tubes
The aim of these experiments was to measure and record an increase in surface temperatures after turning on the light bulbs, and a temperature drop after turning off the lights bulbs. s. 8

Rescue team of firefighters and medics to MODEX exercise in Austria
The Czech USAR team checked its preparedness in an international exercise, which took place in Austrian municipality of Tritolwerk from 8 to 11 June 2016. The fictive country of Modulistan was hit by a major earthquake, which in conjunction with the extensive floods caused a large number of injured persons, landslides and collapsed buildings. s. 11

Czech humanitarian assistance to Macedonia
The Fire & Rescue Service of the Czech Republic sent humanitarian aid to Macedonia, heavily affected by floods. From the weekend of 6 August 2016 the Republic of Macedonia, a landlocked country on the Balkan Peninsula, suffered from severe thunderstorms and flash floods that killed more than twenty people. In the capital of Skopje water in the streets reached up to 1.5 meters height. s. 12

Preparing of staff for crisis management
This May the FRS of the Liberec Region organized training for the emergency management staff in municipalities with extended powers, and for the staff of the crisis management of the Liberec Regional Authority. The program was aimed at, inter alia, the content and form of preparedness of members of the Crisis Staff. s. 14

Moravian-Silesian region prepared for a possible water shortage
The Moravian-Silesian Region and its rescue forces improves safety of their residents in a variety of ways.  Following the current issues of the last period, the “SUCHO 2016” (i.e. DRY 2016) exercise was held under the auspices of the President of the Region in Ostrava in the beginning of June this year, and  focused on the themes of extreme long droughts. s. 16

Healthy environment and good quality drinking water
The State Environmental Fund organized the "Fight against drought and environmental burdens" seminar, which was held subsequently in Prague, Brno and Ostrava. In Prague the seminar was held in the Prague City Hall on the Mariánské Sq. on 27 July 2016. Participants were provided practical information about the offer of subsidies from the National Programme of Environment and Environment Operational Programme. s. 24

Safety for students of universities
The MoI, General Directorate of the Fire & Rescue Service of the Czech Republic prepared an expert seminar for representatives of universities, held in Prague on 28 June 2016. The main topic concerns the population protection, especially safety education from kindergarten to seniors and disabled citizens, but also the training of professionals. s. 25

One year of the World of Rescuers
The Centre for Health and Safety called also the World of Rescuers launched with the opening ceremony on 11 September 2015. The project funded from the European Union funds and supported by the City of Karlovy Vary has been prepared for several years and brought high expectations. Till now, nearly 12,000 visitors passed through its gates, so these expectations are fulfilled. s. 30

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