Rescuer Day in Ukraine

September 12{. The decree abolishes the Day rescuer acted earlier decree "On the day of the Civil Protection┬╗.

Earlier, in a signed 27 August 2004 the President of Ukraine Decree number 1010/2004 "On the day of the Civil Protection" is marked by a significant contribution to fire and rescue units and services to the protection of the population and territories from emergency situations of technogenic and natural character.

Ukrainian rescue workers celebrate their professional holiday September 17 — the day of the Orthodox Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, called "Burning Bush" (1680), who is the patroness of fire and rescue and assistance to all those who got in trouble.

We also note that the Decree number 830 \ 2008 canceled another holiday — Day of Civil Defense, which was celebrated on August 27.