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ROPE RESCUE TRAINING UNDERWAY IN COTUI


05/09/2015 09:48

Our 40th project is underway in Cotui, Dominican Republic as GMR rope rescue instructors take their training to firefighters and first responders of the Caribbean nation. Our third training course in the region will focus on rescuing civilians involved in motor vehicle collisions over steep cliffs. Read More...

DURANGO PROJECT


04/07/2015 21:32

Pat De Lair and Burke Slater are at it again, teaching firefighting skills to our bomber friends in Durango, Mexico. This three day course is covering fire behavior, basic skills including hose, ladders and firefighting techniques. Read More...

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...

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