During the period from 28th – 30th April 2015, members of the Helicopter service of the Republic of Srpska, participated at the “Areal Fire Fighting International Conference”, Zadar, Croatia.
The conference presented the “recent developments in the field of international cooperation in fire protection management” by representatives of the International Fire Aviation Working Group “IFWG” and Global Fire Monitoring Center “GFCM”. The participation of the HsRS team was organized by “DPPI SEE” and General sponsor of the conference was “Tangent link”.
As a general conclusion of the conference, emerged the need for establishing a single registry (database) on an international level, which would provide access to data relevant for the conduct of operations of the Areal Fire Fighting, relevant geographic – technical information like scooping areas, lakes, rivers, power lines etc. The other aspect was related to diplomatic – legally – customs, simplified procedures that States have prescribed in emergency situations, bilaterally or multilaterally, in order to provide a simpler and more efficient use of Arial Fire Fighting assets (aircrafts) for the benefit of countries in need.