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Summary Magazine 112 year 2018

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

FRS CR better prepared for climate change
In 2016 – 2018 the Fire & Rescue Service of the Czech Republic realizes the "Increasing preparedness of the FRS CR to solve and manage the risks caused by climate change" project. The project is implemented with co-financing from the European Structural and Investment Funds, specifically from the Integrated Regional Operational Program 2014 – 2020. p.12
Drone helps to mining rescuers
The Main Mining Rescue Service in Most, Northern Bohemia, oversees safety and rescue of workers' lives in the completely new way of coal extracting. Mine rescuers are the only ones in the Czech Republic, who use a rescue salvage pipeline during this new method of mining. Due to the specific method of corridor excavation, however, they now had to solve a new method of pipe fastening. The safety of the new mining method is also assured by the newly acquired drone, which maps the whole large area within several tens of minutes. p. 15

CZECH MODEX 2017 in Moravian-Silesian Region
The CZECH MODEX 2017 international exercise took place in Ostrava region in October 2017, focused on floods. The story starts: from 24th to 26th October 2017, the predominant part of the imaginary state of Modulistan (which corresponds to the Czech Republic) was hit by a series of storms and intense precipitation which caused surface floods and landslides. p.17

Chemical Protection Courses for Rescuers of the East African Community
In the beginning of November 2017 the second training of chemical specialists from the East African Community (EAC) took place in the Ugandan Regional Deployment Capability Centre (URDCC) in Jinja, Uganda. Practical training for participants from Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda was organized for the second time by expert instructors from the Institute of Population Protection of FRS CR. The event was held under the auspices of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), which won the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize. p.26

Emergency healthcare
The 14th Disaster Medicine national conference took place from 23th to 24th November 2017 in the University of Hradec Králové, subtitled Experience, Preparation, and Practice. p.28

Volunteer firefighters received awards for both intervention and preventive activities
On 25th November 2017, within the 7th Volunteer Firefighters of the Year survey, 25 fire units, 25 volunteer fire brigades as well as five teams of young firefighters were awarded for their activities of the 45th anniversary of the Plamen game in the courtyard of the Brno University of Technology. The finalists were given the glass helmet, which is the symbol of the survey and the prestigious award made by Czech glassworks, as well as financial and material gifts. p. 32

Christmas meeting of the Foundation families
The Police Officers and Firefighters Foundation - Mutual Assistance in Distress organized the traditional pre-Christmas meeting of families of police officers and firefighters who died in the performance of their duties. In the days of 23th – 24th November 2017 they met in the premises of the Higher Police School and the Central Police School of the Ministry of the Interior in Prague - Hrdlořezy, not only for the memorial event, but as well for visiting Christmas market and the evening concert. The whole session was concluded by a Foundation book official launch, and baptizing of a cougar cub (Puma concolor). p.35

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