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Summary Magazine 112 year 2020

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

Fire of car repair shop
On Wednesday 8th January 2020 at 10:30 am, a fire of a car repair shop in the village of Lobodice near Přerov was announced to the Regional Operational and Information Centre of the Fire Rescue Service of the Olomouc Region. In accordance with the valid fire alarm plan, fire units of the Fire Alarm Level 1 were sent to the fire scene.
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Dacia Duster - cheap worker for fire investigators
In the second half of 2018, the Renault Czech Republic joint-stock company offered the possibility of modifying their Dacia Duster demonstration vehicle for the purpose of determining the causes of fires. Members of the Fire Investigators Department of the Ministry of the Interior - General Directorate of the Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic were invited to participate in this adjustment.
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Fluorinated substances in foaming agents at FRS CR
The use of foaming agents in the Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic (FRS CR) is summarized, with a brief description of legislative requirements for fluorinated substances. Furthermore, the results of analyses of the content of fluorinated substances in foam concentrates, which were carried out by the Technical Institute of Fire Protection of FRS CR in cooperation with external analytical laboratories, are presented. Finally, the results of the analyses are summarized and further steps in the field of fluorinated substances and foaming agents are outlined.
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IS MicroRescue - tool for recording people in mass accidents
This specially designed application collects the identification data of the persons affected by the emergency. This tool is used by Integrated Rescue System (IRS) bodies in the Karlovy Vary Region as one of the pillars of the IRS Information Centre. IS MicroRescue is a unique information system that does not work anywhere else in the Czech Republic yet.
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Training in the labyrinth of rock towns
Every year, rescue services in the Hradec Králové Region provide several specific interventions, when they rescue injured people from rock towns, mountainous areas and other hard-to-reach terrains using the Air Rescue Service helicopter. The landscape of the Hradec Králové Region is specific with such places. Now several rescue services at the same time practiced cooperation in rescuing people in difficult-to-access rocky terrain.
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Training of mayors to deal with emergencies
In accordance with the "Concept of Education in the Field of Population Protection and Crisis Management" approved by the No. 508 Government Resolution of 10th July 2017, and the "Plan of Main Tasks of State Organizational Units within the Competence of the Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic for 2019" the education of crises management preparedness were held. The courses focused on preparation for emergencies and crisis situations and their solutions were intended for mayors of municipalities, mayors of city districts of the capital city of Prague, mayors of municipalities with extended powers, and mayors of statutory cities.
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Emergencies addressed at European Union level
The Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) of EU has been very busy in the last few months with the repatriation process of people in context of the coronavirus pandemic. Work on the repatriation of EU citizens was almost stifled at the beginning of July, but requests for covid-19 assistance were still pending, both from Union Civil Protection Mechanism member and participating States, and from third countries. Another event that the ERCC had to deal with was the flash floods in Ukraine at the turn of June and July 2020. The last and not less important task addressed by the ERCC was the active monitoring of forest fires, which affected some Mediterranean EU countries and Sweden.
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