Molise Region is organising the final local conference of the HOLISTIC project. The 2 days event will be useful in order to assess the state of the art of the results achieved during project implementation and endorse the local policy makers and stakeholder and inform the general public on the thematics of the hydroclimatic, fire and earthquale risk management.
The event will take place on the 29 and 30 of september in the "Parlamentino hall" of the abruzzo Region premises, following the attached agenda.
In order to improve the application of renewable energy sources(biomass) in Split Dalmatia County, a pilot project of installation of a new biomass and central heating system, has been presented on the 6th of September in the Elementary School Knez Branimir in Muć Donji.
With this investment, elementary school in Muć Donji became the first school in Split-Dalmatia County heated by biomass.
For the pilot project it had been selected that specific elementary school due to the fact that the building was so far heated by wood (tile stoves).
The total value of this project was around 100.000,00 €, financed via Holistic project.
The area to be heated is 1,320 m2 .
School has 136 school children.
As part of the activities of the project HOLISTIC Dubrovnik and Neretva Region organized the course for training of volunteer and professional fire forces, new equipment was awarded to several fire brigades.
In the framework of other project activities, in progress, is the installation of the video surveillance system area in the area of Osojnik, the Neretva valley and the island of Mljet, and very soon should begin the setting up of panels for visualization of index risk of fire in the area of forest park Velina i Mala Petka, Kalamota, forest park Hober on Korcula and the protected landscape of the bay Vučina on Peljesac peninsula.
Other information on activities which are being implemented by Dubrovnik and Neretva Region can be found in the youtube video.
On the 29th of August 2016, in the presence of the President of the fire fighting association, Ante Sanader, and the Main commander of SDC fire fighting association, Dražen Glavina, Head of Split-Dalmatia County, Zlatko Ževrnja, performed the handover of a command vehicle and 10 tablets to the SDC fire fighting association.
The vehicle and 10 highly sophisticated tablets were purchased in the framework of the project Holistic in which SDC is the lead partner.
President Nikola Dobroslavić with his associates has awarded the new equipment to the fire fighting units from the area of Dubrovnik and Nerteva Region, worth 20.000 Euros. It is an intervening firefighting equipment including suits, fire helmets, boots, gloves, coveralls, breathing apparatus and submersible pumps extremely useful in interventions during the torrential floods.
President of the Dubrovnik and Neretva Region held a press conference and handed fifteen devices for remote control of vehicles (GPS) to the commander of the Public Fire Brigade Dubrovacko primorje Ivo Franušić and commander of the Public Fire Brigade Konavle Mario Magud. The devices are acquired in the course of realization of the project HOLISTIC which Dubrovnik and Neretva Region is carrying out the past two years.
A two-days meeting of the HOLISTIC project partners was held in Dubrovnik with its main goal of exchange of experiences on fire prevention and intervention during the fire spreading to the border areas.
The commander of the fire department of Dubrovnik and Neretva Region Stjepan Simovic spoke about the experience of fire protection and previous fires in the border area of Dubrovnik and Neretva Region, and about the difficulties and opportunities for cooperation in the prevention of fire exposed by representatives of the Protection and Rescue of the Municipality of Herceg Novi Alexander Škobalj and Vidak Vukovic.
On the 30th of May 2016 the Municipality of Ajdovščina (FB13) organized a training course in drone use for four civil protection members. The main focus of the training course was related to the UAV system, its deployment and use in pre-fire, fire and post-fire activities. Following the general presentation of the system and its components, the participants were introduced with the basic aviation concepts and educated about the functionalities of the UAV system.