7,000 rescuers to be on duty around clock for New Year holidays

Source : 112 Ukraine

Rescuers are switching to an enhanced working mode for the period of holidays
12:49, 30 December 2018
State Emergency Service of Ukraine

The units of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine are switching to an advanced working mode for the period of celebration of the New Year holidays, reports the press office of the Service. 

‘In general, 7 thousand rescuers and 2 thousand units of equipment of the State Emergency Service will be on 24-hour duty until 9 a.m. January 2. Besides, An-26 aircraft will be brought to readiness to provide an emergency response,’ reads the message. 

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The Emergency Service has also noted that they are clarifying the locations with highly populated events in every region of Ukraine. Moreover, rescuers intensified fire safety monitoring at potentially dangerous facilities and organized preventive work with the public on actions in case of an emergency. 

As we reported, the police will work in the enhanced regime during the New Year and Christmas holidays. The places of the community gatherings will be checked by the bomb squad. 

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These days the police will also secure the places of the cult and religious buildings. Deputy Head of National Police Oleksandr Fatsevych emphasized that it is necessary to strengthen the security means during the celebration of Christmas. As the provision of Tomos is planned for January 6. The police officers will work to prevent the provocations. 

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