Philanthropy supported implementation of rescue trainings

During November and December 2023, Philanthropy supported implementation of four rescue trainings. The trainings were held by the Voluntary Fire Asssociation "Gornja sela" Pranjani in Gornji Milanovac, Voluntary Fire Association Vrnjačka Banja, Rafting Club "Drinska Regatta" in Ljubovia and Mountain Rescue Service of Serbia – Station Novi Pazar. The trainings included theoretical and practical segments of rescuing in cases of open fire, rescuing in cases of accidents on the water and rescuing in mountain conditions. The trainings were attended by 75 people, rescue professionals and representatives of public institutions and CSOs responsible for rescue and safety of large number of individuals. The trainings were implemented within the second phase of "Project for Increasing Resilience to Natural Disasters and Enhancing Preparedness Strategy (PREPS) in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia". The project provides expert, material and practical support to local authorities and local communities exposed to recurring natural disasters, is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and implemented by CRS (Catholic Relief Services) in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and by Philanthropy and Caritas Serbia in Serbia.