SECURITY LUXEMBOURG – SMOKE DETECTORS MANDATORY SOON

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keywords: smoke detectors, fire prevention, apartment buildings, luxembourg. A bill is coming to make smoke detectors mandatory in apartment buildings in Luxembourg. Already mandatory in other European countries such as France, smoke detectors play an important role in fire prevention. As a first step, a national information and awareness campaign to promote the usefulness of smoke detectors will start shortly without waiting for the legal obligation. “By way of awareness and pending the implementation of the legal obligation, a smoke detector will be made available free of charge to each…

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SECURITY LUXEMBOURG – A GOVERNMENT ALERT APP SOON

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Key words: alert to the population, gouvalert.lu geolocation of calls to 112, rescue, luxembourg. Save time and reliability in locating callers at the Emergency Center (112) and in the other way enable the authorities to warn the population in case of a major crisis, this is the mission of the application for smartphones GouvAlert.lu currently being developed under the leadership of the Luxembourg Government and the State Center for Information Technology (CTIE). Using the geolocation services of the smartphone (GPS and/or WiFi) this app will make it possible to determine…

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FIREFIGHTERS LUXEMBOURG – CIS TANDEL GETS ONE VEHICLE

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keywords: firefighters firemen luxembourg, cis tandel, pump water tank LF 20, luxembourg. It was in the presence of the Minister of the Interior Dan Kersch that the Fire and Rescue Center (CIS) of the municipality of Tandel officially put into operation a new vehicle on Friday 15 September. It is a pump water tank truck (LF20) to the latest standards to intervene on fires under the best conditions. This commissioning takes place a few days after the receipt of 5 new vehicles by the Schengen CIS, the fire and rescue…

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FIREFIGHTERS LUXEMBOURG – CIS SCHENGEN GETS 5 VEHICLES

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keywords: fire and rescue center, schengen, firemen, firefighters, cgdis, luxembourg. Without waiting for the full installation of the Grand-Ducal Fire and Rescue Corps (CGDIS) scheduled soon, the country’s rescue services are reorganising in order to increase efficiency. This is the case for the three volunteer fire brigades of Schengen, Burmerange and Wellenstein as well as the Schengen Civil Protection which have gathered to allow the pooling of equipment and the presence of a permanent guard. The fire and rescue center of Schengen municipality has received five new intervention vehicles: –…

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LUXEMBOURG – HIGH RISKS OF FOREST FIRES

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keywords: ministry of sustainable development, environment department, forest fire, drought, luxembourg. While drought is raging in Luxembourg after the lack of rain in winter and spring, the Environment Department of the Ministry of Sustainable Development confirms the increased risk of forest fires in Luxembourg. According to its statement: “Due to the exceptionally high temperatures and the absence of precipitation, there is now an increased risk of forest fire, because a long period of drought makes the forest extremely flammable. Short periods of rain which are insufficient to humidify the soil…

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