The Committee of public support for residents of the South-East of Ukraine appealed to the international organizations of firefighters and rescuers with a request to provide necessary assistance to the rescuers working in the area of military conflict in the Donbas and lack resources and special equipment.
The Committee was established in June 2014 on the initiative of the speaker of the Federation Council, headed by Vice-speaker of the house Yuri Vorobiev. The division entered Federal deputies and officials, Commissioners of public organizations and the media.
"The Committee is deeply concerned about the humanitarian situation in the self-proclaimed Luhansk and Donetsk people's republics. Firefighters and rescuers, often under heavy fire, eliminate the fire, the rubble, evacuate people, demining unexploded ordnance. However, resources and special equipment is not enough, " said the statement.
His appeal, the Committee addressed international organizations rescuers and firefighters - international Association of firefighters and rescuers, international civil defence organization, " all the brethren of rescuers and firemen." The organization asks them to send donations to the Bank account of the Russian Union of rescuers.
in a statement, the Committee emphasizes that part of the rescue equipment was damaged during the hostilities, were destroyed and require restoration Fire stations. For effective care of the necessary modern emergency vehicles, Fire pump stations, ladders and lifts, the device for protection of respiratory organs, means of mechanization and new special clothing, said in a statement." Today citizens who, by definition, help those who are in trouble are in need of help, " I draw the attention of the members of the Department.
"A few million firefighters and rescuers all over the world, every day stand up for the life and health of people in dozens of countries. Many times the Commissioners of various countries shoulder to shoulder worked in humanitarian and rescue actions in different corners of the globe. In extreme conditions tested teamwork and mutual support, " write the authors.