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Summary Magazine 112 year 2018

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

Forest fire at Kájov village near Český Krumlov
On 21 April 2018, announcement on the emergency number 150 was, that a smoke from the forest was visible from the Kájov - Černá bus stop in Šumava area, South Bohemia. The forest was caught by a large fire, subsequently liquidated by firefighters´ intervention after less than fifteen hours in hard conditions.
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Ensuring security for public events
When organizing major events for the public, it is necessary to ensure the protection of life, health and property. With regard to the current summer season, the article focuses on outdoor events such as music open air festivals or city street festivals.
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Special fire vehicle intervened in Lozorno
Every three months the mine rescuers are undergoing special fire drills. Traditionally, one of these field exercises is held near the Slovak village of Lozorno. On 14 June 2018 the rescuers from the Main Mining Rescue Station in Hodonín, the Mining Rescue Station of the Lobodice Company, and the Main Mining Rescue Station of Malacky met there.
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Czech firefighters helped save boys in Thailand
At the turn of June and July, media devoted much attention to an extensive search and rescue mission in the Tham Luang Cave in northern Thailand, which was flooded with torrential rain. Inside, a total of twelve boys with their football coach were imprisoned there. Even the Czech Republic has actively participated in the assistance and as the only member state of the European Union has offered assistance in the form of sending a reconnaissance group of fire experts. The Czech Republic offered high-capacity pumps at the initial stage, and the Czech firefighters had to check in site possibilities of their deployment.
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“Koridor" - when it is not possible to do it by common ways
The IRS bodies had trained in darkness, under difficult conditions and in difficult terrain. The aim of the Koridor exercise of the Karlovy Vary Region was to find out whether they were ready to intervene in a railway accident with mass disability. The accident was simulated on a railway corridor in rocks, where access was possible only by rope technique or by rail superstructure.
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Meeting of SAR specialists in Ostrava
On 29 May 2018, a meeting of specialists from the area of search and rescue of people from collapsed buildings took place in Ostrava, at the premises of the Ostrava - Zábřeh Integrated Deployment Centre. The meeting took place during the implementation of the EASAR project (Enhancing Assessment in Search and Rescue), which was attended by firefighters from Italy and Poland in addition to members of the FRS of the Moravian-Silesian Region.
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Security for future Europe
This year's conference of the Security Policy Centre entitled "Strategic Autonomy = Stronger Europe in a Turbulent World?" was held on 25 May 2018 in the Professional House at Malostranské naměstí in Prague. A number of foreign experts, mainly from Germany, France, Italy and the United States of America attended the conference.
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