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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...

GMR CONCERT FUNDRAISER - FEB. 15


01/30/2014 10:45

GMR's Gyumri, Armenia and Lima, Peru teams are combining efforts to raise funds to cover their expenses for their upcoming projects abroad. Come join them at Jin's Steakhouse in Oregon City for a concert fundraiser on Saturday, February 15th at 9pm Read More...

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FLASHBACK BY BRIAN ROONEY


01/08/2014 09:50

On the eve of training in Cotui, GMR Vice President Brian Rooney discusses the needs within the country of the Dominican Republic. GMR volunteers will be teaching a week long automobile extrication course for firefighters and rescue personnel starting January 14th. Read More...

LUCIA CARRERA 1962-2013


12/04/2013 14:57

It is with the most profound sorrow and unimaginable loss that Global Mission Readiness regretfully announces the passing of our dear Lucia Carrera, after succumbing to her battle with cancer. Lucia died this morning in Lima, Peru, surrounded by her family members. We are so incredibly heart-broken Read More...

UNIDAD URBANA DE BOMBEROS Y RESCATE NEEDS YOUR HELP


12/04/2013 11:56

The Unidad Urbana de Bomberos y Rescate (UUBR) of Santa Cruz, Bolivia are in desperate need of assistance from our supporters. This volunteer fire department has taken possession of their very first fire engine that they will use to respond to and extinguish fires throughout their city. Read More...

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