Received: 2016-02-15  |  Accepted: 2016-05-20

Title

Percepton of security and safety need: voluntery fire protection as a part of volunteering on Slovak Republic


Abstract

Volunteering is generally considered an unpaid, conscious activity which is undertaken of a person’s own free will and for the benefit of other people or society. Volunteering on the field of fire protection is a specific and extremely valuable that volunteer firefighters are not only willing to help others selflessly. They are willing to risk at any time to save others their lives, health. This article points out the importance and activity of the voluntary fire protection in Slovakia. It deals with the statistics on the development of volunteer fire department in Slovakia as well as the statistics on fire alarms. The study also includes results of the public opinion poll and its evaluation, from which we can say that the public response to the work of volunteer fire department is positive.


Keywords

voluntary fire protection, public response, Slovak republic


JEL classifications

L39


URI

http://jssidoi.org/jssi/papers/papers/view/116


DOI

10.9770/jssi.2016.5.4(11)

Authors

Kelemen, Miroslav
University of Security Management in Košice
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Drotárová, Jozefína
University of Security Management in Košice
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Kačíková, Danica
Technical University in Zvolen
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Bodor, Mikuláš
University of Security Management in Košice
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Title

Journal of Security and Sustainability Issues


Issue date

2016


ISSN

ISSN 2029-7017 (print)
ISSN 2029-7025 (online)

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