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Fire Safety Courses, Hanoi, Vietnam

David Magee of OSH Literacy.org is delivering Fire Safety training courses in Vietnam to help NGOs assist young people to get jobs within the international, hospitality catering and tourism sector, supported by …

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Romania

FIRE AID member Operation Sabre operates in the Transylvanian county of Mures, and immediate bordering communities. Their vision is to help shape the future of Transylvania, Romania, by preserving and protecting its …

The Turks and Caicos Islands

In 2004 Operation Florian carried out a scoping mission in the British West Indies and found the fire service lacked modern equipment and up-to-date training.  As a result Florian donated …

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EASST: Building capacity for safer roads in Central Asia

In March 2018, FIRE AID’s Deputy Chair and EASST’s Director, Emma MacLennan and road engineer Paul Disney held a one-day ‘taster’ seminar in Bishkek with representatives from five Universities aimed …

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Development of Rescue Challenge, Macedonia

The United Kingdom Rescue Organisation (UKRO) manages an International Development Programme (IDP) which aims to identify and work alongside countries who wish to develop their vehicle rescue and pre-hospital care capability – sharing …

EASST: Promoting regional road safety in Armenia

According to the World Health Organisation’s 2015 Global Status Report on Road Safety, the rate of road traffic fatalities in Armenia is 18.3 per 100,000 population. This is the highest …

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EASST: Making Georgian roads safer and healthier through safe cycling

The streets of Tbilisi are dominated by cars and other motorised transport. The growing vehicle fleet is choking the city in traffic, congestion, and air pollution. This is unsafe for …

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EASST: Education Pack introduced in Athens

In 2015, there were 793 road fatalities in Greece. Seventeen per cent were children or young people under the age of 24. Road safety is a vital life skill for …

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Safer Roads Foundation: Improving road safety in Bali

Our member, Safer Road Foundation were approached to help improve busy, multi-lane carriageways across the country which were poorly protected, with many lives being lost simply due to a driver not …

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Safer Roads Foundation: Improving road safety in Morocco

Our member, Safer Roads Foundation were approached about an unsafe road in Rabat, Morrocco. The issue was a busy, multi-lane carriageway, which was protected by only two pavement-sited traffic signals, meaning that …

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Safer Roads Foundation: Improving road safety in Russia

Our member, Safer Roads Foundation were alerted to the pedestrian crossing outside the State Hermitage Museum on Palace Embankment, in St Petersburg which was situated on a multi-lane approach but protected …

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Safer Roads Foundation: Improving road safety in Japan

Our member, Safer Roads Foundation were alerted to a danger on the signal-controlled pedestrian crossing on Uchibori Dori at its junction with Roppongi Dori is sited on a multi-lane approach and …

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Safer Roads Foundation: Improving road safety in Columbia

Our member, Safer Roads Foundation improved road safety in Santa Fe, Columbia. Drivers had been misinterpreting markings on the main Carrera 1 road with the potential of a serious high-speed head-on collision.The …

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EASST: Disability, Mobility and Road Safety in Azerbaijan

FIRE AID member EASST and their in-country partners have been looking into the issues faced by people with disabilities in accessing transportation and public spaces. The purpose of this research by …

Operation Florian delivers training and equipment in Portugal

In 2013, Operation Florian supported a voluntary fire brigade in Portugal delivering equipment and training.

Operation Florian delivers training and equipment to Uruguay

In 2005, Operation Florian delivered 4 fire appliances to Uruguay. The donation was accompanied by vehicle familiarisation amonst other training.

Operation Florian delivers training and equipment to Tanzania

In 2006 our member, Operation Florian delivered training and equipment to the fire service of Tanzania.

Asian Fire Service Association (AFSA) trains volunteers at the Golden Temple, India

In May 2018 the Asian Fire Service Association (AFSA) provided a training programme in basic lifesaving skills to 150 people in the Golden Temple in Amritsar. The aim was to equip …

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Asian Fire Service Association (AFSA) delivers training in India

FIRE AID member, the Asian Fire Service Association (AFSA) volunteers completed a life-changing project in Jamshedpur, Bihar India in May 2018. Volunteers from the Welsh Ambulance Service, London Ambulance and London Fire Brigade were …

Paraguay

In 2006 Operation Florian donated 12 fire appliances, breathing apparatus, RTC extrication equipment, uniforms and compressors to the fire service in Paraguay. Over 30 instructors have since volunteered to spend time training their …