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UK fire service convoy heads to Ukraine with lifesaving equipment

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The biggest UK fire service convoy – made up of 22 vehicles and more than 5,000 items of kit and equipment donated by UK fire and rescue services – has been deployed to support firefighters in Ukraine today, Saturday 19 March. More than 60 volunteers from FIRE AID and fire and rescue services ar...
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FIRE AID supports frontline in Ukraine with thousands of items of kit

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UK charity, FIRE AID and International Development (FIRE AID), and the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) are coordinating donations of more than 5,000 items of fire and rescue equipment and PPE which will be sent in convoy to Ukraine. Eighteen fire engines, thermal imaging cameras for finding ...
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Ukraine update - how are FIRE AID supporting the humanitarian effort

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FIRE AID strongly condemns the Russian invasion and stands with the people of Ukraine. The events unfolding in Ukraine have provoked a strong sense of unity within our fire and rescue family. Fire and rescue services, individual fire fighters, charities, and suppliers have all been united in the...

FIRE AID member, Operation Florian donate three appliances to Macedonia

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In November 2021, Operation Florian delivered a further 3 fire appliances to the Fire Service in North Macedonia . Operation Florian has been working in Macedonia since 2011 and this latest donation brings the total number of donated vehicles to 27. The project started back in 2007 with a donatio...
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FIRE AID member, Changing Lives Nepal prepares for a further donation of vital equipment and training

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In April 2015, a devastating earthquake struck Nepal. Thousands of lives were lost and more than three million people were left homeless. The Nepalese Fire Service struggled to respond effectively with only 10 functioning fire appliances serving a population of 3.5 million in the Kathmandu Valley...