Celebration of Rosh Hashanah: Ukraine’s Emergency Service switches to enhanced service

Source : 112 Ukraine

As at the morning on September 5, 3,479 Hasidic pilgrims, including 473 children and 8 women arrived in Uman
16:49, 6 September 2018


The Emergency Service in Uman switched to the enhanced service for the celebration of the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah) as the press service of the department in Cherkasy region reported.

On September 4, the rescuers of Uman district unit deployed the tent camp at the territory where the equipment and personnel of the integrated rescue group are concentrated. Totally, 108 rescuers and 24 units of the rescue and firefighting equipment located there.

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The specialists of the diving rescue operations, groups of the pyrotechnic works, departments of radiation, chemical and biological defense and medical services of the rescue group entered the membership of the group. The addition reserve of the personnel and equipment is also formed.

At the places where the festivities will be held, at the territory of the memorial complex and places with the high concentration of the pilgrims, the duty of five stations was organized.

Also, the involved specialists and firefighting equipment of Zhytomyr and Chernihiv regions will provide the security of the pilgrims at the roads aiming to Uman.

Related: Ukrainian law enforcers prepare to ensure order during Rosh Hashanah in Ukraine

At the same time, it is planned to involve the medical Eurocopter for the festive events.

As at the morning on September 5, 3,479 Hasidic pilgrims, including 473 children and 8 women arrived in Uman.

Earlier, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine said it would implement all necessary measures to provide the security during the celebration of Rosh Hashanah. Emergency Service Chairman claimed this during the meeting with Eliav Belotserkovsky, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Israel to Ukraine as the press service reported.

Related: Rosh Hashanah in Uman: How Hasidim celebrated 5777 New Year

As it was reported last year, the Hasid pilgrims from around the globe keep coming to Ukraine to celebrate the New Year according to the Jewish calendar. In 2017, Uman hosted about 30,000 Hasidic Jews, who came to honor the memory of their spiritual leader Rabbi Nachman at his grave on the eve of Rosh Hashanah.

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