Peter Jackovics
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Colonel Péter Jackovics, civil protection counselor, Head of Department for Emergency Management, National Directorate General for Disaster Management (NDGDM), Ministry of the Interior, has two decades of professional experience in domestic and international disaster relief and assistance. He is the commander of HUNOR. He led the governmental rescue team in Srí Lanka, Indonesia, Haiti, Malta and Serbia. He is Hungary’s UNDAC expert. As deputy head of the EU civil protection team, he directed the assistance granted by EU countries to Japan. Under his leadership, the basic professional requirements, the National Classification System for voluntary rescue organizations to be deployed in rescue operations have been elaborated in the six different branches of rescue. At present, he is a student of the Security Science Doctorate School of the Óbuda University. His area of research is the risk mitigation of special rescue operations during disaster assistance.

Standard of operation for cave rescue in Hungary

In Hungary specialized cave rescue teams undertake the rescue role when explorers and researchers become stuck in caves. These organizations have adopted a unified procedure for undertaking cave rescues. During a cave rescue the interest of the casualty has priority…

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