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Balkan countries improve their ability to keep hospital safe during emergencies

Balkan countries improve their ability to keep hospital safe during emergencies

Five Balkan countries – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – are boosting their skills to improve hospital safety and reduce human and economic losses during disasters and health emergencies. This is resulting from a WHO/Europe’s extensive training of experts in Tirana, Albania, from 9 to 13 October 2016.

“We hope the training will reduce the risks of losing functionality of hospitals during disasters and mitigate the suffering of people affected by disasters”, said Dr Nazira Artykova, the WHO Representative in Albania in her opening speech…

 

 

Puppy Saved in Italian Earthquake Will be Trained to Help Save Others in Need!

Puppy Saved in Italian Earthquake Will be Trained to Help Save Others in Need!

Puppy Saved in Italian Earthquake Will be Trained to Help Save Others in Need!

Natural disasters are devastating for any community. People are left scrambling and desperately trying to contact loved ones to confirm their safety. Whole cities are evacuated, a move that is often accompanied by hysteria. And of course, there are animals left behind, be it pigs, cows, and chickens on farms, or cats, dogs, and birds in houses. All that these animals can do is try to protect themselves as much as possible, find a safe temporary shelter, and wait it out until, hopefully, someone comes to rescue them…

 

 

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