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Civil Defense Exercise to obtain International Response Ability Certification abroad

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Exercise aimed at obtaining the International Certification of Response Ability abroad for the provision of humanitarian aid was conducted from Friday until today by the Civil Defense .

In her greeting, Maria Papa, Commander of Civil Defense stated that the exercise was carried out within the framework of the certification process of Cyprus and Civil Defense by the INSARAG organization of the International Organization OCHA of the United Nations, as suitable to respond to search and rescue incidents after earthquake abroad.

“This is the second act of an effort that began many years ago with the aim of recognizing and certifying Rescue Teams in INSARAG Classified Teams and this recognition now makes the members of our rescue teams as professional rescuers,” he said.

He added that “to this end we have worked very hard in close cooperation with our mentor Peter Goxharaj from Germany and his team, the last 3 4 years. The whole process involved countless hours of hard work and training by all involved, our mentors, volunteers and the permanent staff of the Civil Defense of Cyprus”.

Source: cyprustimes.com

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