The planning meeting of EU Civil Protection Modules exercise LatMODEX 2016
On 12–14 September in Riga the planning meeting of EU Civil Protection Modules exercise LatMODEX 2016 took place. The meeting was attended by 22 participants from 10 countries, the UN and the European Commission. The aim of the planning meeting was to review and confirm the scenario, exercise sitesand to discuss othertechnical and organizational issues. Deputy Chief of State Fire and Rescue Service of Latvia, Mr. Kristaps Eklons gave and opening speech.
The delegates were appreciative of the accomplished activities of Latviain the preparation for the exercise. They expressed hope that LatMODEX 2016 exercise will be valuable both for Latvia and for the international participants. The teams will test their response capacities in different situations and sudden events.
The EU Civil Protection Modules exercise LatMODEX 2016 will take place on 27-30 October on numerous sites in Riga, Riga region and Ogre.