Category Archives: Member News (en)

20th member organisation: Alfa Centar from Montenegro joins SAM.I.

Posted on by Paul Wardenga

On 15 August 2019, the presidium of Samaritan International voted to accept the membership application of Alfa Centar, an NGO based in Niksic, Montenegro. Read more

Registration for SAM.I. Rescue Camp/Forum 2019 open!

Posted on by Paul Wardenga

The registration for the SAM.I. Rescue Camp in Mörbisch, Austria is officially open. It will take place from 15-18 August 2019. SAM.I. will also celebrate its 25th anniversary at the event! Read more

EU Aid Volunteers project EMPACT takes up work

Posted on by Paul Wardenga

Last week, all project partners of the project empowerment2act (EMPACT) met in Kampala to begin their capacity building work toward certification in the EU Aid Volunteers program. Local project partner CIDI hosted the meeting. Read more

Youths from nine SAM.I. organisations compete at Samaritan Contest 2018

Posted on by Paul Wardenga

Almost 200 people came together in Flensburg from 24-27 August 2018 for the 7th Samaritan Contest. 18 teams of young people from eight countries demonstrated their skills in first aid and got to know their counterparts from all over Europe. Read more

Preparations for SAMARITAN Contest 2018

Posted on by Paul Wardenga

The pre-registration phase for the SAMARITAN Contest 2018 has officially begun. This year, the Contest will take place in Denmark and Germany, in the border region between the cities of Flensburg and Sønderborg. Read more

Milestone anniversaries for several SAM.I. member organisations

Posted on by Paul Wardenga

SAM.I. congratulates two member organisations on their 25th anniversary (LSA and LSB) and one member organisation for their 10th anniversary (IDC). Read more

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

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

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

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

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