Project Duration: 01.07.2018 - 30.06.2020
ERDF Financing: 479 646,82 EUR
In the institutions providing public services on protection and security of civil society according to statistics observed load on staff is increasing year by year. Despite the importance of these services they are adversely affected by poor infrastructure, insufficient knowledge and employee capacity due to unclearly defined policy objectives and results, lack of state financial
Often candidates for the fire and rescue services do not comply with requirements laid down in enrolment rules. The reasons why a large proportion of candidates are not selected for the fire and rescue services are different, but constant for years – insufficient physical fitness, health conditions and poor education.
The project aims to improve efficiency of fire and rescue services in Zemgale and Šiauliai cross border regions by improving infrastructure for physical training for fire fighters and rescuers, strengthening capacity of fire fighters and rescuers and ensuring cross border cooperation in emergency situations.
Training base for fire fighters and rescuers will be improved as well as equipment in Jelgava and Šiauliai. Sports stadium in Jelgava will be reconstructed and equipped with sports tower for needs of fire and rescue service professionals, two sports gyms will be renovated and equipped with training equipment and sporting equipment. Prefabricated mobile tower and equipment for the firefighting sports will be purchased. 2) Physical fitness and knowledge of fire and rescue services professionals will be boosted by organizing of cross border “Fire fighter combat challenge” competitions for fire and rescue services (150 participants of each competition); trainings for Cross Fit trainers “Train the trainer” (4 participants will attend trainings); training activity – competition among professionals of fire and rescue services (40 participants); team building activity for professionals of fire and rescue services (40 participants); training camp for fire fighters (30 participants); Awareness on fire and rescue service workers profession and physical activities among school children and youth will be raised by organizingtwo international camps for children “Learn to be strong!”; four informative and educational events and visits to schools; and by preparing video about fire and rescue services and sporty lifestyle.
Cross border experience exchange and capacity building activities will facilitate to find different solutions. For the first time cross Fit trainings for fire and rescue services will be organized and voluntary firefighting work will be promoted. .
Work efficiency of fire and rescue workers by strengthening physical and knowledge capacity will be improved as well as cooperation between institution of rescue services. Project will try to raise awareness of profession of fire and rescue service workers and and to change attitude of school children and youth about firefighting sports and healthy lifestyle.
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Last updated: 19.10.2018 14:40