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What specialist teams operate in brigades ?


CountryNo.remark
AustriaHazardous material,
Water rescue,
Rescue dogs,
Medical assistance,
Fitness training,
Fire investigation,
Fire education to population,
Forest fires,
Inspection team,
Beach watching,
Shoring up and building collapse
Belgium Hazardous material
Rescue dogs
Medical assistance
Fitness training
Forest fires
Prevention team
Communications
Other
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic Hazardous material
Water rescue
Mountain rescue
Medical assistance
Fire investigation
Training
Fire education to population
Forest fires
Inspection team
Prevention team
Shoring up and building collapse or landslide rescue
DenmarkN/A: It is only applicable for Copenhagen
Estonia
FinlandHazardous material
Sea rescue
Water rescue
Medical assistance
Training
Fire education to population
Communications
FranceHazardous material
Sea rescue
Water rescue
Mountain rescue
Rescue dogs
Medical assistance
Fitness training
Fire investigation
Fire education to population
GermanyHazardous material
Water rescue
Medical assistance
Training
Forest fires
Rope rescue
Greece Hazardous material
Water rescue
Mountain rescue
Rescue dogs
Forest fires
Shoring up and building collapse or landslide rescue
Special Forces for disaster
Hungary
International Hazardous material
Sea rescue
Water rescue
Mountain rescue
Medical assistance
Fitness training
Fire investigation
Training
Fire education to population
Forest fires
Inspection team
Prevention team
Shoring up and buildi
IrelandHazardous material
Medical assistance
Fire investigation
Fire education to population
Inspection team
ItalySea rescue
Water rescue
Mountain rescue
Communications
IT-specialists
helicopter pilots/technicians, divers
Latvia
Lithuania
LuxembourgHazardous material
Rescue dogs
Medical assistance
Fitness training
Training
Forest fires
Prevention team
Shoring up and building collapse or landslide rescue
IT-specialists
Other
NetherlandsHazardous material
Water rescue
Fitness training
Training
Fire education to population
Prevention team
Communications
technical assistance, warning and reconnaissance
NorwaySea rescue
Water rescue
Prevention team
PolandHazardous material
Water rescue
Rescue dogs
Communications
research teams, chemical teams
PortugalWater rescue
Rescue dogs
Fitness training
Fire investigation
Training
Fire education to population
Forest fires
Inspection team
Prevention team
Shoring up and building collapse or landslide rescue
Slovakia
SloveniaHazardous material
Sea rescue
Water rescue
Forest fires
Prevention team
Communications
Spain Water rescue
Mountain rescue
SwedenMountain rescue
Rescue dogs
Medical assistance
Fire investigation
Fire education to population
Forest fires
Communications
IT-specialists
Other
United Kingdom Hazardous material
Sea rescue
Water rescue
Mountain rescue
Medical assistance
Fitness training
Fire investigation
Training
Fire education to population
Forest fires
Inspection team
Prevention team
Shoring up and buildi


Are there other teams dependant on other agencies, that perform the same functions as fire services' specialist teams?


CountryNo.remark
Austriano
BelgiumMilitary
Civil protection
Technical support institutions
Others
Remark:
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic Military
Technical support institutions
Remark:
DenmarkMilitary
Aviation
Medical Management Agency (regional)
Estonia
FinlandCoast quard in rescue helicopters.
FranceMilitary
Civil protection
Organisation for medical rescue
Organisation for mountain rescue
Organisation for water rescue
Others
GermanyTechnical support institutions
Organisation for medical rescue
Organisation for water rescue
Sports associations
GreeceYes in some cases
Hungary
International No
IrelandCivil protection
Organisation for medical rescue
Organisation for water rescue
ItalyMilitary
Civil protection
Organisation for medical rescue
Organisation for mountain rescue
Latvia
Lithuania
LuxembourgNo
Others
NetherlandsYes. Sport federations, military units (diving), volunteer water rescue brigades, industry, special institutions and laboratories (hazardous materials)
NorwayTechnical support institutions
Organisation for medical rescue
Organisation for water rescue
Others
Remark:
PolandTechnical support institutions
Organisation for medical rescue
Organisation for water rescue
Organisation for mountain rescue
PortugalMilitary
Civil protection
Slovakia
SloveniaMilitary
Technical support institutions
Organisation for water rescue
Spain Civil protection
Technical support institutions
Organisation for medical rescue
Organisation for mountain rescue
Sports associations
SwedenCoast guard, medical specialists etc.
United Kingdom No


At what level are specialist teams organized ?


CountryNo.remark
AustriaLocal level
Belgium Local level
Remark:
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic Regional level
National level
DenmarkLocal level
National level
Estonia
FinlandLocal level
National level
FranceRegional level
GermanyLocal levelRemark:
Greece National level
Remark:
Hungary
International Local level
Regional level
National level
IrelandLocal level
National level
Italy National level



Latvia
Lithuania
LuxembourgRegional level
National level
NetherlandsLocal level
Regional level
NorwayLocal level
Regional level
PolandRegional level
PortugalLocal level
Slovakia
SloveniaLocal level
National level
Spain Local level
Regional level
SwedenLocal level
Regional level
United Kingdom Local level
Regional level
National level


At what level are operational procedures of specialist teams regulated ?


CountryNo.remark
AustriaLocal level
Belgium Local level
Remark:
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic Regional level
National level
DenmarkLocal level
National level
Estonia
FinlandLocal level
National level
FranceNational level
GermanyLocal level
Greece National level
Hungary
International Local level
National level
IrelandLocal level
Italy National level



Latvia
Lithuania
LuxembourgLocal level
National level
NetherlandsLocal level
Regional level
NorwayLocal level
National level
PolandNational level
PortugalLocal level
Slovakia
SloveniaLocal level
National level
Spain Local level
Regional level
SwedenLocal level
Regional level
National level
United Kingdom Local level
National level


At what level is training for specialist teams regulated ?


CountryNo.remark
AustriaLocal level
Belgium Local level
Remark:
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic Regional level
National level
DenmarkLocal level
National level
Estonia
FinlandLocal level
National level
FranceNational level
GermanyLocal level
Greece National level
Hungary
International Local level
National level
IrelandLocal level
National level
Italy National level



Latvia
Lithuania
LuxembourgLocal level
National level
NetherlandsLocal level
Regional level
National level
NorwayLocal level
National level
PolandNational level
PortugalLocal level
Slovakia
SloveniaLocal level
National level
Spain Local level
Regional level
SwedenLocal level
Regional level
National level
United Kingdom Local level
National level





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