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Summary Magazine 112 year 2019

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

Fire of storage and repair hall
On Sunday 7th April 2019, a fire of storage and repair hall was announced to the Regional Operational and Information Centre of the Fire Rescue Service of the Olomouc Region. By the time the first fire unit arrived at the scene, the larger part of the building was already in flames. The damage caused by fire is estimated at 8.3 million CZK (i.e. 324,000 EUR), while value saved reached one million CZK (approx. 40,000 EUR).       
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Mobile App of First Psychic Help
The First Psychic Assistance application is a tool that shows how you can help people in difficult life situations. It was created by the working group of the Section for Psychology of Crises, Disasters and Trauma at the Czech-Moravian Psychological Society in cooperation with the CZ.NIC mobile developers’ team. The final version of the text was corrected by the psychological division  of the Ministry of Interior - the General Directorate of the Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic. The Android operating system application is free to download on Google Play.       
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Special training focused on tunnel interventions in Switzerland
From 1st to 6th July 2019, a total of sixty members of the FRS of the Moravian-Silesian Region in two batches took part in the special training of the International Fire Academy in Switzerland. This training project was funded from the European Social Fund through the operational program Research, Development and Education, and the total value of training in tunnel interventions reached 176,450 EUR.      
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AIRCRAFT EVAC 2019 Methodological and Emergency Exercise
On Wednesday 17th April 2019, a collaborative exercise of the Integrated Rescue System (IRS) bodies took place at the Václav Havel Airport Prague. There were a total of 106 helpers / figurants on the exercise site, including the aircraft crew, and over 170 intervening persons. The whole event was carried out in accordance with the Methodical Plan of Emergency Exercises at Tactical, Operational and Strategic Levels.         
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Meeting of the General Directors of Civil Protection of the Visegrad countries
Between 17th and 19th June 2019, the 19th meeting of the General Directors of Civil Protection of the Visegrad Four countries (Czechia, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary) took place in the High Tatras in Slovakia. The theme of this Slovak Presidency of V4 was the use of voluntary brigades in the area of the population protection.  
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International courses of protection against the effects of chemicals
Training of foreign specialists in the field of protection against the effects of HazMat is a traditional pillar of the training activities of the Institute of Population Protection (IOO) in Lázně Bohdaneč. In recent years there were regularly organized professional training events, namely a training course in Paraguay, Latin America, an every-year international training organized under OPCW in May 2019 directly in the IOO, and a November training of specialists of the East African Community in Uganda.         
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European Football Championship of Professional Firefighters 2019
From 24th to 28th June 2019, the European Championship of Professional Firefighters in Football took place in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, with participation of the top four European football teams from the Czech Republic, France, the Federal Republic of Germany and the United Kingdom. The Czech national team finished second, after hosting country.        
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