An educational lecture with Mr. Kranis Charalampos, Professor of National and Capodistrian University of Athens took place today in our team's offices.
Mr. Kranis gave an analytical yet comprehensible lecture on the subject of earthquakes by describing the causes of the natural phenomenon, how it affects civilians and how to personally and socially cope with a humanitarian crisis caused by seismic activity.
Weather, meteorological parameters, wind meters, air masses, barometric pressure, prognostic maps and meteograms were some of the terms explained in a unique way by meteorologist Mr. Tasos Arniakos in today's class fot EPOMEA Egaleo volunteers.
We would like to express our gratitude to Mr. Arniakos, who always supports our efforts with his presence.
Our newest members were introduced to mountain gear and its function in their latest class. The volunteers had the opportunity to see the equipment in practice with the support of their trainer and President of EPOMEA Egaleo , Mr Roumeliotis George.Read more
Rescue training continues with unabated rate for the newest Volunteers in the context of an educational program focused on safe immobilization and transportation of a victim. In their latest class, the volunteers were introduced to a Sked type Rescue Stretcher.
Meanwhile, both Medical team and Mountain Rope Rescue Departments continued their training, in theoretical and practical level.
On Thursday 15/2/2017, Dr Karistinos George , Kardiologist ,officer of the Hellenic Air Force and writer of two books (The seven trumpets of Revelation and School Biology Seventh Grade).
Volunteers had the opportunity to study in detail the anatomy and function of the human heart as well as basic principles of cardiac damage.
The learning circles on the subject of earthquakes with rapporteur Mr. Kerpelis Ploutarhos came to its conclusion for the members of EPOMEA Egaleo. Mr. Kerpelis is a well respected, certificated graduate Engineer of NTUA and OASP (Organization for Earthquake planning and Protection), MSc, MPS in preventing and management of Natural Disasters and Directorate Head of Social Seismic Protection. Mr.Kerpelis raised awareness on crucial subjects such as Emergency Planning, pre-earthquake and aftershocks.Read more
On Monday 6/2/17 the 2nd seminar Mr. Kerpelis Ploutarhos certificated graduate Engineer of NTUA and OASP (Organization for Earthquake planning and Protection), MSc, MPS on Prevention and Management of Natural Disasters Directorate Head of Social Seismic Protection.
The seminar will be broadcasted live on our channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCOtwc4Z4C1PMAptUW5Bg_Q
1st seminar with Mr. Kerpelis Ploutarchos certificated graduate Engineer of NTUA and OASP (Organization for Earthquake planning and Protection), MSc, MPS in preventing and management of Natural Disasters and Directorate Head of Social Seismic Protection on management and personal organization against earthquakes.
Proper anti seismic behavior, panic management, education and taking the right measurements before and after an earthquake both indoors and outdoors were a few of the subjects of the first learning circle of Mr. Kerpelis Ploutarhos certificated graduate Engineer of NTUA and OASP (Organization for Earthquake planning and Protection), MSc, MPS in preventing and management of Natural Disasters and Directorate Head of Social Seismic Protection.Read more
On Monday 30/1/2017 EPOMEA Egaleo had the pleasure to host the members of Cyprus Team CCPVC and have them give a presentation on technical Search and Rescue.The lecture began with Mr. Marinos who talked about INSARAG (International Search and Rescue Advisory Guidelines) and more specifically on identifying a void after collaption of buildings as a result of earthquake activity, about marking signs and their meaning.
Mr Ilias followed with collapse types and the immediate actions that must be taken after an earthquake such as victim rescue, management of victim's relatives, intervention of rescue teams.
Mr. Kokolakis Konstantinos gave an excellent presentation on the subject of "Civil Protection and Volunteer Rescuers", where he made a thorough analysis on natural disasters giving emphasis on the subject of earthquakes. Although the lecture was quite extensive, Mr Kokolakis had the full attention of his audience since his teaching methods are interactive and offer great pleasure in education.Read more