Host Nation Support – A project for developing a national training module and educational materials (HNS 2)
Host Nation Support (HNS) related to receiving international assistance is a central part of coordination efforts related to combating large-scale threats, the preparedness of rescue services and operational readiness during disasters.
The main aim of the project is to research safety concerns of the youth and the best ways to reach them in the Baltic Sea Region. Safety experts together with youth representatives will develop a questionnaire in which safety concerns and information about how to best reach the youth will be discovered.
During this project the collaboration between safety experts and youth will be a crucial point. The project prepares for the larger scale project in which youth in the Baltic Sea region will be educated about
how to increase their safety in physical and virtual world.
The project aims to develop the first open and multilingual e-learning platform for firefighters on emergency planning and response when involving individuals with disabilities. The e-learning platform will be accessible from computers, tablets and smartphones and it will include the following modules:
The rescue department operates on land, water and in the air
Southwest Finland Emergency Services provides rescue services to 27 municipalities in the westernmost part of mainland Finland. The region has ten fire stations that are on standby around the clock, and three fire stations that are on standby 8 hours a day. The rescue department’s operating area covers over 20,000 square kilometres.
How do Southwest Finland Emergency Services serve the residents in their area during the corona epidemic?
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The main aim of the project is to research safety concerns of the youth and the best ways to reach them in the Baltic Sea Region.
Information about Southwest Finland Emergency Services' operations in the Annual Report 2019.