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TWO PART BOLIVIAN WATER RESCUE PROJECT RECAP


02/01/2015 13:13

November, 2014 ended with an epic two-part water rescue training project in the country of Bolivia. GMR instructors performed both a basic water rescue in Villa Tunari, and also an advanced course outside of Santa Cruz. These courses are all part of an ongoing partnership with UUBR & SAR Bolivia. Read More...

DURANGO INAUGURAL PROJECT RECAP


12/01/2014 11:16

2014 brought the first GMR project to the Central American country of Mexico. Instructors from GMR taught EMS skills including trauma care, advanced airway techniques and 'hands-only' CPR to members of the Cuerpo de Bomberos of Durango. Read More...

COLOMBIA AUTO EXTRICATION PROJECT A SUCCESS


10/01/2014 16:20

A team of firefighters from Portland Fire & Rescue representing GMR traveled to Tenjo, Colombia last month for a week of auto extrication training with firefighters from the region. It was GMR's second project in the outskirts of Bogota with a number of volunteers representing different agencies. Read More...

GHANA PROJECT RECAP


09/14/2014 19:33

GMR instructors from Albany, Oregon Fire Department concluded an epic teaching project outside the city of Kumasi, Ghana last May. Though many challenges were presented to the team, they came through in a big way teaching over 100 emergency responders in their visit to the West African nation. Read More...

GMR TACKLES COLOMBIA


09/08/2014 13:38

GMR volunteers from Portland Fire & Rescue began a new project in Colombia this week with members of the Tenjo Fire Department. Just minutes outside Bogota, Tenjo has a remarkably dedicated group of volunteer firefighters in need of training. This GMR project will include auto extrication training. Read More...

CUSCO, PERU TRENCH RESCUE TRAINING SUMMARY


06/19/2014 11:01

GMR instructors concluded another successful project in Peru as members from Cusco Fire #39 wrapped up training. Our instructors, representing Portland Fire & Rescue, taught a comprehensive course in trench rescue, collapse, RIT and SCBA training. Read More...

GMR RETURNS TO CUSCO


05/15/2014 16:05

A two part emergency response training course is underway in Cusco, Peru with bomberos from Cusco Station #39. An on-going training project, this course will cover topics ranging from RIT and Safety & Survival, to Structural Collapse and Trench Rescue. The four person team comes from Portland Fire. Read More...

BACK TO GHANA


05/09/2014 09:34

GMR volunteers are back in Kumasi Ghana teaching EMS first responder education to members of the National Disaster Management Organization of Ghana. What was intended to be a course for a small group of people has spread to multiple areas within the Sekyere Afram Plains District involving many. Read More...

PORTLAND POLICE OFFICERS BUILD UPON CURRICULUM IN LIMA


04/08/2014 22:22

The third installment of law enforcement training took place in Lima, Peru, as Portland Police officers spent two weeks training educators from the Peruvian National Police in basic law enforcement tactics. These skills will then be passed onto fellow officers. Read More...

AUTO EXTRICATION TRAINING CONCLUDES IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC


01/31/2014 15:34

GMR's training in the Dominican Republic concluded last week after a four day course in basic automobile extrication and first aid with emergency responders from the city of Cotui and the surrounding communities. D.R. has the 2nd highest rate of traffic deaths per capita of any country in the world. Read More...

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