A USAR Coordination Training of Trainers course was successfully held from 19 to 23 September in Selfoss, Iceland, with 24 participants from 14 countries. The course was hosted by the Icelandic Association of Search and Rescue (ICE-SAR) and the government of Iceland through the MFA. The course management was headed by the chair of the TWG and the Course Coordinator from ICE-SAR, which included members from the TWG and the IMWG, INSARAG Secretariat, and experienced international USAR trainers. The participants got to practice teaching UC methodology in classroom settings and through two simulation exercises. The training was based on the recently updated UC handbook, endorsed by the ISG in 2022. The course also provided an opportunity for participants and course management to share ideas and provide input to the development of the TWG UC training package.
The pinnacle for fire training in the 90’s play host to INSARAG Light IEC for SARAID UK. Fire service college, Moreton-in-marsh.
The INSARAG Asia-Pacific Regional Earthquake Response Exercise(ERE) is taking place in Bali from September 5 to September 9 of 2022 as part of the INSARAG Asia-Pacific Regional Workplan 2022. BASARNAS (National Search and Rescue Agency of the Republic of Indonesia) is hosting this significant 5-day event, with emergency responders and coordinators from 20 countries and 5 organizations participating.
The main objective of this face-to-face exercise is to practice and strengthen the emergency preparedness and response coordination between national and international actors in support of a disaster-affected country as well as to maintain high quality response capability in an unforeseen condition.
At the request of the Pakistan Army and local authority, Qat -USAR established a field hospital next to a displaced people camp in Sehwan, Jamshoro district in Sindh province. The team is staffed with 9 doctors and 15 paramedics. The team also assisted with distribution of food rations to the affected community.
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9th Sept – 500 packs
The reclassification exercise of the Armenian medium urban search and rescue has been successfully completed!
Double Victory for Türkiye and all Volunteer Team GEA- Mother Earth-2nd Light and 60th INSARAG Classified team since 2005. CONGRATULATIONS!