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13.08.2010Poland and Ukraine Discussions on EURO 2012
Adam Rapacki, the Undersecretary of State in the Polish Ministry of Interior and Administration, met with Col Wiktor Ratuszniak, the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. At the meeting, they discussed collaborative preparations of services to ensure safety during EURO 2012.
04.08.2010Safe holidays by the water
Bathe only under the supervision of a lifeguard, do not swim under the influence of alcohol-such advice, and not only, can be found in the guide “Safe Water” (Bezpieczna woda). According to the data of the National Police Headquarters, 52 people drowned during the weekend two weeks ago, with almost 400 fatalities since the beginning of April this year. Below you can find the “Safe water” guideline.
04.08.2010Assistance to victims of trafficking
The National Consulting and Intervention Centre for the Victims of Trafficking offers a 24h helpline for victims or witnesses of trafficking. The Centre offers assistance both to Polish nationals, who for example have been forced to work abroad or foreigners staying in Poland. The advice and consultations are also available to persons who are leaving or planning to leave the country for work.
04.08.2010Polish police officers in Croatia
On the basis of the agreement on police cooperation between Poland and Croatia a patrol (two police officers) from Poland assists the Croatian police in cases regarding Polish citizens spending their holidays in resorts on the Adriatic coast.
04.08.2010Counterterrorism on the Internet
The Internet portal antyterroryzm.gov.pl has been launched. The initiators of the website are the Internal security Agency and Ministry of Interior and Administration. The website was created on the basis of recommendations made on the forum of the standing expert group working within the Interministerial Team for Terrorist Threats.
04.08.2010EU funds for flood recovery
On 23 July this year Poland submitted an application to the European Commission for financial assistance from the Solidarity Fund. Currently, the Commission is examining the application. The grants will be allocated, among other things, to reconstruction of local infrastructure, i.e. water supply system, sewage systems, roads and bridges destroyed by the flood this year. The damage cause by the disaster exceeds EUR 2.9 billion (including agricultural damage).