The Serbian National Association of Volunteer Firefighters (VSS) is a voluntary and non-profit organization based on freedom of association established for the purpose of organised voluntary participation of citizens in implementing fire protection, rescuing people and property and implementing projects and programs in this area that are of public interest. Serbian National Association of Volunteer Firefighters was founded in 1950. Serbian National Association of Volunteer Firefighters is the umbrella organization of Serbia’s municipal, city and inter-municipal firefighter associations and the volunteer firefighter associations of the autonomous provinces.
VSS is forming the DAREnet National Contact for Serbia jointly with MOI SEM. MOI SEM will mainly proceed gathering input from national network members (practitioner needs, RDI topics, etc.). VSS will widen the existing DAREnet network using their own network of all relevant stakeholders in Serbia. In particular, VSS will plan, organise and participate in knowledge exchange activities among the DAREnet project participants, create a network of relevant national stakeholders that provides support in identifying gaps, needs and solutions related to VSS in Serbia, and support the creation a transnational/-regional network of volunteer fire fighting associations in the Danube River region.