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Summary Magazine 112 year 2017

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

20th anniversary of the Hasík CZ programme
Preventive educational programme named "Hasík CZ - Raising children in fire protection and population protection" this year celebrates twenty years of its existence in the country. Its authors are Bohdan Mikulka and Štěpán Mikulka, members of the Fire & Rescue Service of the Moravian-Silesian Region, who still serves in the Bruntál station. From the beginning the programme was supported also by Jiří Horáček, CFO, and Miroslav Piňos, psychologist. The Hasík CZ programme is applied mainly in schools, where children are taught in playful way on basic information on fire prevention and public protection. p. 2

Firefighters’ Competition in First Aid
On 6th and 7th October 2016 the first year of the Firefighters’ Competition in First Aid was held in the premises of the Brno Fire School. The aim of the competition was to check how the set system of first aid works, what are current knowledge and skills of intervening teams, and to compare the functioning of the system of education in various regions. p. 13

Integrated Rescue System conference in Carlsbad
On 11th November 2016 the Integrated Rescue System conference was held in the Richmond hotel in Karlovy Vary. This 3rd annual conference of the IRS was focused on "Technology in the integrated rescue system", and organised by the FRS of the Karlovy Vary Region and the Emergency Medical Service of the Karlovy Vary Region. p. 16

Development cooperation with Moldova Fire & Rescue Service
In 2015 we started with implementation of the international development cooperation project with the Office for Civil Defence and Emergencies of Moldova (OCDEM). The project is implemented on the basis of long-term cooperation of FRS CR and OCDEM, and financed by the Czech Development Agency. p. 18

Coordination of humanitarian assistance in South Moravian Region
Based on experience from resolved crisis situations the Fire & Rescue Service of the South Moravian Region identified the needs to systematically address the issue of coordination of humanitarian assistance in the South Moravian Region. To cooperate in solving this issue, they invited also the Czech Red Cross, Caritas Brno and the South Moravian Region Authority. p. 22

Prague Security Conference
On 4th November 2016 the National Technical Library in Prague hosted the 12th Prague Security Conference, under the presidency of Slovakia in the European Council. The conference was named “Science - Research - Innovation - Education - the keys to prosperity and security of the EU, Czechia and Slovakia”. p. 26

National Quality Award of the Czech Republic for the Institute of Population Protection
The Population Protection Institute in Lázně Bohdaneč became the 2016 winner of the National Quality Award of the Czech Republic, in one of the most prestigious programs. Gala awards ceremony was held on 22nd November 2016 in the Prague Castle, where the award was handed by Mgr. Bohuslav Sobotka, the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, and RNDr. Josef Postránecký, MPA, Deputy Minister of Interior, to Col. Eng. Mgr. Rostislav Richter, Director of the Institute, and Col. Eng. Jarmil Valášek, Ph.D., MBA, Head of Research and Education Division. The National Quality Award of the Czech Republic is the highest distinction of quality in the Czech Republic, and represents the most advanced and sophisticated system of external evaluation of organizations of business and public sector. p. 33

Christmas meeting of the Foundation
The Police Officers and Firefighters Foundation - Mutual Assistance in Distress currently cares for 55 children from 32 families of police officers and firefighters who died while on duty, and for 44 severely disabled former police officers and firefighters who suffered health damage in performance of official duties. Christmas meeting of the Foundation was launched on 29th November 2016 by a pious act at the monument to fallen policemen and firefighters. p. 35

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