Last weekend, lifeguards of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps have assisted various swimmers at the Blue Lagoon in Comino and Ramla Bay in Gozo.
Yesterday, the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps started its yearly lifeguarding service at the Blue Lagoon in Comino. E.R.R.C. lifeguards are stationed at the centre of the Blue Lagoon area with the support of the hydro ambulance Lifesaver 1, for the provision of prompt transportation to Mgarr or Cirkewwa Harbours. The first day of service was busy for the lifeguards on duty. They assisted a number of tired swimmers, who tried to cross over to Cominotto, to the shore.
Recently two ERRC staff and volunteers, Dr Matthew Montabello and Mr Etienne Micallef have indergone specialised training in full cave diving and rescue. The training was done in Sicily, Italy and it was hosted by ISDA (International Scuba Diving Academy).
Today, Emergency Response and Rescue Corps Volunteers and Cadets participated in the World Clean up Campaign 2014 in two different places.
Being the Maltese faculty of PHTLS, the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps has conducted a Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) course over two days on the 26 and 27 April at the ERRC training headquarters. The twelve participants, made up of six volunteers of the ERRC and six personnel from the Armed Forces of Malta, who enrolled for the course, have successfully completed it.
- ERRC Ambulance and First Aid Service at Nadur Carnival 2014
- "Abseiling for All"; a Youth Initiative project
- Emergency Response Rescue Corps (E.R.R.C) supports the AFM
- Two ERRC volunteers assist a captain in distress in Marsalforn, Gozo.
- Certificate Presentation Ceremony to ERRC volunteers at the Ministry for Gozo