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Summary Magazine 112 year 2021

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

Building fire in Moravský Písek
A fire in the company premises was reported on Sunday 21st March 2021 at 1.08 am to the Operational and Information Centre of the South Moravian Region FRS. The fire occurred on the second floor of a two-storey non-basement detached building, owned by a company operating in the field of forestry and cultivating seedlings for forest planting.                                                                                                    
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Volunteer firefighters of the Year 2021
The expert jury awarded fifty fire units and volunteer fire services from all over the Czech Republic for their professional interventions, and preventive and socially beneficial activities. This prestigious award is given once a year based on the assessment of the interventions and activities carried out. The Volunteer Firefighters of the Year 2021 ceremony was held in Brno on Tuesday 16th November 2021. Thanks to the partners, the finalists from the first three places received financial and material prizes worth 2,400,000 CZK (approx. 95,000 EUR).            
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Population Protection Conference 2021
In the days of 26 and 27 October 2021, the jubilee 20th International Conference on Population Protection - Hazardous Materials 2021 took place in the auditorium of the University of Mining - Technical University of Ostrava. The main topic was crisis management and population protection during pandemic.                                 
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Červený kohout 2021 Conference
The Červený kohout (Red Rooster) 2021 Conference took place in the Clarion Congress Hotel in České Budějovice in the days of 2nd and 3rd November 2021. This 24th annual symposium was organized by the České Budějovice House of Technology in cooperation with the South Bohemian Region FRS and under the auspices of Brig-Gen Daniel Miklós, MPA, Deputy DG of the Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic.   
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Online teaching international: news, advice, experience
The Population Protection Institute FRS CR (PPI), settled in Lázně Bohdaneč, Pardubice Region, is a long-term leader in education in the field of protection against chemical substances, both domestically and internationally. When the COVID-19 pandemic stopped traveling in 2020 and full-time training had to be abolished, educational activities moved to virtual environment. This paper informs about news and improvements that are used in online courses organized by PPI and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (UN-OPCW).           
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Emergencies addressed at European Union level
At the end of this October, Austria struggled with one of the largest forest fires in its recent history. This autumn was also marked by the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, which began in late summer in Romania and Bulgaria, and unfortunately spread to most European countries during October and November 2021. The article summarizes the assistance provided to the European Union member states and beyond under the EU Civil Protection Mechanism in these emergencies.         
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