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In Memoriam Swetlana Lewkowska (SSU)

Posted on by Paul Wardenga

The founder of the Ukrainian Samaritan Association passed away on 8 October 2016 in Kiev. Read more

After the earthquake ANPAS and White Cross are working hand in hand

Posted on by Stephanie Havekost
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After an earthquake struck central Italy, SAM.I. members ANPAS and White Cross are helping hand in hand on site. WK has recently sent their field laundry container. Read more

Contest 2016 – 100 youths compete in Slovakia and Poland

Posted on by Paul Wardenga
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From 18-21 August 2016, almost 100 young people from ten countries came together to measure their skills in first aid and make new friends. Read more

SAMETS project concludes in Brussels

Posted on by Paul Wardenga
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On 26 January, the EU-financed SAMETS project held its final conference in Brussels. They presented their guidelines on working with groups with special needs in emergency shelters. Read more

ADAPT: Samaritans continue work on better emergency evacuations for vulnerable groups

Posted on by Paul Wardenga
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From 18-20 November 2015, the project partners of the ADAPT project met in Saponara, Sicily, to continue the conceptualisation of a data platform to improve the support of vulnerable people in case of emergency evacuations. Read more

Motto year refugee aid 2016: When Numbers Become Faces

Posted on by Paul Wardenga
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About 500.000 refugees entered the EU over the Balkan route in 2015. Thousands of employees and hundreds of thousands of volunteers of the Samaritan organisations render aid to refugees along their way across Europe. Read more

Samaritans conduct first aid awareness events all over Europe

Posted on by Paul Wardenga
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On 29 September 2015, Samaritan organisations from 10 countries conducted flash mobs to raise awareness for the importance of first aid training among young people. Read more

Innovation in first aid and rescue at the SAMARITAN Forum 2015

Posted on by Paul Wardenga
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About 200 participants from ten countries convened at the SAMARITAN Forum in Bolzano from 28th to 29th of August 2015. Read more

Heroes without superpowers: The 5th Samaritan Contest

Posted on by Paul Wardenga
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Young European first-aiders from 10 Samaritan organisations in 9 countries competed in the 5th Samaritan Contest in Adria and Venice from August 7 to August 10. This year’s Contest was hosted by Italian SAM.I. member ANPAS. Read more

Civil protection project meetings in Wiesbaden

Posted on by Paul Wardenga
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From July 4 to 6, representatives of 7 SAM.I. members and a number of experts met in Wiesbaden, Germany for working meetings of the projects Cross Border Samaritan Flood Preparedness and SAMETS. Read more

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