Category Archives: Member News (en)

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

Posted on by Paul Wardenga

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

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

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

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

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

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

First assistance team returns from the Balkans, aid continues

Posted on by Paul Wardenga

As local water supply is restored, ASB Germany’s first assistance teams have returned home after weeks of providing drinking water to the people in the city of Šamac, Bosnia. Aid and rebuilding efforts of the Samaritan organisations continue. Read more

European Samaritans raise 30,000 EUR for Ukrainian partners

Posted on by Paul Wardenga
Euromaidan Feb 21 2014, CC-BY-SA Wikimedia Commons User Amakuha

In a Europe-wide fundraising effort, eight European Samaritan organisations provide 30.000 EUR for continuing medical attention for injured Maidan activists. Read more

SAMETS Kick-Off in Brussels

Posted on by Paul Wardenga

On January 23, 2014 representatives of ASB, ASBÖ, ANPAS, ASSR and WK met in Brussels at the European Parliament to kick off their joint disaster relief project SAMETS. On January 23 representatives of five European Samaritan organisations met at the … Read more

WK Vice President Barbara Siri elected as member of ANPAS board

Posted on by Simone Michalowski

Barbara Siri was elected as member of the national board of the White Cross partner ANPAS, the biggest umbrella organization of the rescue organizations in Italy. Barbara Siri will be responsible for youth work and equality of opportunity. Read more

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