The Belarusian Emergencies Ministry has sent a helicopter to Turkey to help fight forest fires. The crews will have to patrol mountainous and wooded areas and assist in extinguishing fires in ecosystems. Belarusian rescuers have been helping in the fight against natural calamities for years. Air crews of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Belarus were involved in extinguishing forest fires in Greece, Russia, Latvia and Georgia, and also provided assistance to flood victims in Serbia.