At the railroad bridge in Botovo and at the mouth of the river Mura and Drava, on July 4th 2014, was held a joint training protection and rescue exercise within the project DRAVIS3, organized by Koprivnica-Krizevci County.
Expert Associate for transport and protection and rescue affairs Stjepan Behin as coordinator of the exercise informed the attendees about the course of the exercise.
In the first part of the exercise, on the bridge over river Drava near Botovo, is presented a simulation of releasing hazardous substances or ammonia from the tank and its rehabilitation, fire on the engine of traction composition, fire extinguishing on the locomotive, rescuing injured people, their evacuation and providing assistance to them.
In the second part of the exercise was demonstrated the prevention of spreading of oil stains and remediation of contaminated sites, placing a protective barrier in case of rapid onrush of water and remission of dam built from sand bags, and rescue of persons who remained surrounded by water on the island at the mouth of Mura in Drava.
In the exercise was attended by approximately two hundred participants, specialized teams of rescue services from the Republic of Hungary and the Croatian Republic. From Croatian side, exercise was performed by Headquarters for protection and rescue of Koprivnica-Krizevci County, Intervention Police Unit from Police Department of Koprivnica-Krizevci County, Association for protection, assistance and Water Rescue missions of Koprivnica-Krizevci County, professional and voluntary fire brigades, specialist units of State Administration for protection and rescue, members of the Red Cross, Emergency Medical Services, Croatian Mountain Rescue Service, Croatian Waters, Croatian Railways and divers.
Using new technology, company Švenda Tarmann Chemie Ltd. from Prelog, significantly contributed to the realization of the exercise.
With good organization and coordination of teams, as well as the performance of the exercise it was demonstrated that the security services are ready for crisis management.Back >>