Home > News > Member News (en)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
About 200 participants from ten countries convened at the SAMARITAN Forum in Bolzano from 28th to 29th of August 2015.
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.
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.
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.