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CIVIL SECURITY / Montain rescue, saving lifes in the snow

Skiers, hikers, climbers - more than 50 000 people are saved every winter in france. A true disaster. Wether they be emergency technicians, doctors, ski patrollers, or dog-handlers, they are constantly on alert.

Text : Hervé Jouanneau
Photos : P. Forget / S. Gautier

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CIVIL SECURITY / Firemen for a green city

Pollution, toxic leaks, forest fires, nuclear accidents: they take action everywhere to fight for the environment. Their name: the french firemen, also known as the Specialised Mobil Units. Their title arouse our curiosity for the least: M.U.C.I (Mobil Unit of Chemical Intervention) or M.U.R.I (Mobile Unit of radioactive Intervention).
Text : Hervé Jouanneau - Photos : P. Forget / S. Gautier