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Updated: 15-Sep-2008 10:55 EADRCC Exercises

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A Chemical-Biological and Radiological-consequence management field exercise will be organised by the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre EADRCC in cooperation with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the Security Service of Ukraine.
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Joint Assistance Exercise 2005

9-13 October 2005

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Day 3
12 Oct - During operations on October 10, the authorities and the involved teams were able to minimize the consequences of the outbreak of chlorine at the SIRKA facility. The chemicals released during the incident are no longer detectable.
Day 2
11 Oct - During yesterday's counter-terrorist operation, authorities were able to disarm the terrorists and free the hostages. However, one of the terrorists hiding in the production area was able to detonate several explosive devices. As a result of the explosions, the storage tank was seriously damaged and substantial amounts of chlorine agent were released. A large number of factory personnel and first responders are being exposed to the chemicals released during the incident.
Day 1
9 Oct - “Joint Assistance 2005”, a major consequence management field exercise, planned and coordinated jointly by the Government of Ukraine, the Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC) and, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), has started on Sunday at the Yavoriv Training Area near L’viv, Ukraine.
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The Latvian team participating in exercise “Joint Assistance 2005” - 13 October 2005
Austrian Red Cross - 13 October 2005
French-Austrian team - 13 October 2005
The Polish team participating in exercise “Joint Assistance 2005” - 12 October 2005
Exercise kicks-off with mock terrorist attack - 9 October 2005
Portuguese participation - 9 October 2005

 

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