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ORGANISATIONS INVOLVED

  • Military and regular police forces, ground army, traffic police, fire-fighters (fire management plan), civil defence and emergency preparedness, sanitary department, and air force.
  • Multilingual staff who have followed safety seminars and coordination meetings and been trained in emergency exercises. Thirty days of work in the field.

RESOURCES:

  • Dedicated vehicles: 60 cars, 10 helicopters, 7 airplanes, 50 freight trucks, and 10 buses
  • 2,800 persons present at the bivouac each day (competitors, organisation staff, sponsors and media)
  • 4,500 linear metres representing, in November 2015, all the vehicles embarking at the port of Le Havre, including 2,600 metres of trucks
  • 4,864 incoming/outgoing calls in 2017 between competitors and the PC Paris (Paris Control Centre)
  • 12,000 m2: average size of a bivouac
  • 7,000 meals served per day at the bivouac (85,000 total meals during the rally)

2018 TV PRODUCTION FACILITIES

  • 12 trucks
  • 4 SNGs for satellite transmission
  • 3 TV helicopters
  • 9 cars on the route
  • 11 A.S.O. video journalists (5 on the route, 6 at the bivouac or at the arrival for the special stage)
  • 5 on-board camera systems in the racing vehicles
  • 1 super slow-motion camera (500 images/second)
  • 15 “GoPro inside Dakar” cameras (Dakar Heroes)
  • 22 editing units
  • 45 tonnes of video equipment

Engagements