Last week, the search and rescue operations in Albania ended, where EPOMEA Greece operated. The latest report, according to media, puts the death toll at 51, 41 are being treated for a variety of injuries, three of whom were taken abroad for specialized care, while 10,000 remain homeless.Read more
In a celebrative mood the new rescue manual of EVOLSAR was presented on the last International Conference in Malta. The manual is directed to the Volunteer Rescuer
giving him or her the guidelines on rescuing techniques and the confrontation of emergencies and crises.
The event was honored by the presence of 15 rescue teams from 15 different countries, representative from Public Relations and Organizations as well as Mr Carmelo Abela, Minister for Home Affairs and National Security of Malta.
The SAR DAY exercise in Portugal, Peniche has succesfully been completed. In the celebration that followed, two new members - countries joined forces with EVOLSAR and our new friends and colleagues, have signed their accession and cooperation. Both Greek teams showed their full potential throughout the event.Read more
The "ENCELADUS 2016" 2nd International Training Conference was co-organized by the Region of Attica in cooperation with the Elite Special Task Force Egaleo. Mr Ioannis Balafas, Deputy Minister of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction, delivered a welcome address to all attendants at the opening ceremony of the Conference.Read more
Volunteers of Elite Special Task Force Greece (EP.OM.E.A.) - branches of Egaleo, Thessaloniki, Volos and Pavlos Melas (Thessaloniki) - took part in the joint international rescue exercise entitled "RESCUE 2016" organized by the European Association of Civil Protection Volunteer Teams (EVOLSAR) on 22nd – 25th April 2016, in Soverato, Calabria, Italy.Read more