Staff of State Emergency Service of Ukraine completed the practical sampling training in the case of mass destruction weapons usage, which was held from 2 to 13 November 2015 in the village Orshanetsof Cherkassy region at the Training Center of theState Border Service of Ukraine with DTRA instructors.

Qualitative sampling is critical for fast and accurate determination of use by terrorists of an agent whichis necessary for effective treatment and disinfection of the area. After theoretical lectures with detailed explanations of the principles and methods of work, practical exercises based onpractical realistic scenarios of terrorist attacks using mass destruction weapons were organized. During these sessions Staff of State Emergency Service of Ukraine practiced not only skills but also the approach to the planning of actions and group interaction.