On February 19, International training on reacting to an accident involving the action of chemicals and with a lot of victims, organized by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (United States of America), were launched on the basis of the Institute of Public Administration in the field of Civil Protection. Participation in the exercises is taken by specialists of the SES of Ukraine, Ministry of Health, National Police, National Guard, Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, etc. Participants are divided into two teams - "players" who actively participate in the discussion or perform their tasks and responsibilities, and initiate responses to the simulated emergency situation, and "observers" that provide support in handling responses of players by providing thematic information.
The United Nations Refugee Agency continues to provide technical assistance - best international practices and technical equipment - to enhance the effectiveness of the Rescue Service response in the Donetsk region. Recently, on the basis of the Emergency and Rescue Special-Purpose Detachment of the Main Department of the SES of Ukraine in the Donetsk region (Mariupol), a solemn donation ceremony for donors to the rescuers from the representatives of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees took place.