MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On December 4-5, the #MYVMESTE marathon is held, timed to coincide with the Volunteer Day. The online format includes the broadcast of a business, cultural and entertainment program on the platform dobroinrossia.online. The participants of the marathon are activists of volunteer associations and SONKO, authorities and media communities from all over the world, including volunteers of the Russian Union of Rescuers, the All-Russian Student Rescue Corps, the Liza Alert search squad, VOSVOD actively supported by the department, also took part in the marathon.
The marathon ended with the Volunteer of Russia 2020 award ceremony, in which Ilya Denisov, Deputy Minister of EMERCOM of Russia, took part. He awarded the winners of the Brave in Heart category.
“Thanks to the close interaction of interested authorities and volunteer organizations, the role of volunteers in the protection of the population and territories is increasing. They make a significant contribution to our common cause – saving and helping people in trouble. I congratulate you on the holiday and wish you always, under any circumstances, to remain human. It is a noble cause to help those who need support ”, – I. Denisov addressed the participants of the event.
In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 this year, volunteers participated in the disinfection of the premises of schools, kindergartens, entrances of residential buildings, shopping centers and other facilities, assisted people in difficult life situations, took part in the manufacture of personal protective equipment. providing psychological support to children undergoing long-term inpatient treatment. Such events were implemented in cooperation with the regional headquarters of the #MYVMESTE All-Russian Mutual Assistance Action.
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