Emergency Response and Rescue Corps

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As in previous years, the Emergency Response Rescue Corps is called to offer ambulance and first aid coverage at Carnival Activities in various locations in Gozo, including the Nadur Spontaneous Carnival. The Nadur Spontaneous Carnival is spread over five days and draws large crowds, including Maltese and foreigners. Saturday is the most crowded and it's also the day in which the majority of first aid interventions are reported. For this event, the Emergency Response Rescue Corps volunteers set up a clinic in Nadur Square near the Police Station.

Read more: ERRC Ambulance Coverage at Carnival Activities in Gozo

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On Saturday 10 January, at 5pm, Minister For Home Affairs And National Security Hon Carmelo Abela and Minister for Gozo Hon Anton Refalo paid a visit to the Emergency Response Rescue Corps headquarters in Xewkija.

Read more: Visit by Minister For Home Affairs And National Security Hon Carmelo Abela and Minister for Gozo...

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On Saturday, 18 October, the President of Malta, Her Excellency Ms Marie Coleiro Preca, visited the headquarters of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps (ERRC) in Gozo on the occasion of the official inauguration of the 'Lifesaver', a hydro ambulance used in Emergency situations, which was funded by the Community Chest Fund. Lifesaver will further enhance the water rescue capabilities of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps (ERRC) during the Summer months, when the organization executing Lifeguarding services at the Blue Lagoon in Comino and in various other beaches in Gozo.

Read more: The President of Malta, Her Excellency Ms Coleiro Preca visits ERRC HQ

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Recently 4 members of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps PHTLS (Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support) Malta Faculty instructors have attended a three-day intensive in Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC). The course is designed for combat medical personnel, including medics, corpsmen and pararescue personnel deploying in support of combat operations.

Read more: ERRC will offer Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) in Malta

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Under the Grundtvig Project, four volunteers of the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps have attended a European Project in Pre-Hospital Care in Italy.  The he project aims to train and develop the professional skills of a group of participants originating from GGH and E.R.R.C. in relation to pre- hospital care, to transfer the knowledge acquired during such training and pass it on to other people involved in such field and to learn about the process and mechanisms and technologies required to develop pre-hospital emergency care.

Read more: ERRC participates in Pre-Hospital Care EU Project