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Summary Magazine 112 year 2020

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

Material humanitarian aid to Greece

In early March this year, the Greek Government asked through the European Union Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) for the activation of the Union Civil Protection Mechanism and subsequent assistance in managing another wave of refugee migration. The list of required commodities included mainly material assistance related to accommodation of a large number of persons in refugee camps.
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Explosion and subsequent fire of apartment building

An explosion and subsequent fire occurred on Thursday 3rd October 2019 shortly after 4 am in one of the three interconnected three-storey apartment buildings in the Lenora municipality of Prachatice district, South Bohemia. The cause of the explosion and subsequent fire is still under investigation of the Police of the Czech Republic.
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Firefighters took over two special fire engines

Ceremonial handover and presentation of two newly acquired fire engines was held in the premises of the Rescue Unit of the Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic in Hlučín, Silesia on Tuesday 19th February 2020. Both fire trucks can be considered special due to their parameters and properties.
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Certification in Technical Institute of Fire Protection in 2019

The Technical Institute of Fire Protection is one of the leading bodies for certification of products related to fire protection. Certification is a way to prove that a product has certain features that a customer / user requires and expects. The certification is based on the assessment of conformity with given requirements and regulations.
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Do we know coronaviruses?

Coronaviruses infect most of higher animal species and many their species have been described to date. They primarily attack the respiratory, but also the digestive tract. Compared to influenza, which was already recorded in ancient times, the first information about coronaviruses comes from 1937, when the originator of acute chicken disease was discovered, and called the virus of bird infectious bronchitis. In 1946, a virus of transmissible swine gastroenteritis was discovered, and a mouse hepatitis virus in 1949.
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Exercise with establishing of Assistance Centre (ACP)

The assistance centre is a relatively new concept in the field of emergency management. It is based on the need to help family members find their relatives who were involved in an emergency with a large number of people affected. The need to establish an ACP is also based on experience in dealing with emergencies both, in the Czech Republic and abroad. In many cases was necessary not only to communicate with a large number of people who were affected in some way, but also to provide them with desirable background and assistance.
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African swine fever in the Zlín Region

African swine fever (AMP, Pestis Africana Suum in Latin) is a highly contagious viral disease of wild and domestic pigs of all breeds and ages. Also other species of the porcine family are susceptible. This virus is not transmissible to humans, but no treatment or vaccine exists. These facts considerably complicate possibilities of prevention against this dangerous infection.
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Second International CBRN Congress in Ankara

The new technical term of the so-called New Threats of Terrorism appears in last fifteen years, in greater detail called CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear terrorism). The second international congress devoted to these risks with subtitle „Redefining CBRN Risks in the New Era” was held in Ankara from 27th to 29th November 2019
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