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IPA SI-QUAKE 2011 EXERCISE – Day 3


Saturday, 22 October 2011 IPA SI-QUAKE SUCCESSFULLY ACCOMPLISHED The last day of the IPA SI-QUAKE 2011began with all rescue teams departing to three exercise locations – the Moste District of Ljubljana, and Ig and Zadobrova in...

IPA SI-QUAKE 2011 EXERCISE – Day 2


Friday, 21 October 2011 JOINT EXERCISE IN THE CITY OF KRANJ The second day posed a logistical challenge to the international urban search and rescue (USAR) teams and the exercise organizers, as they had to move from the Base...

Emergency Temporary Shelter (ETS) Module First Tested at IPA SI-QUAKE Exercise


At the Base of Operations in Logatec, 45 shelter tents have been set up for 170 rescue team members. With the help of logistics experts of the Slovenian Civil Protection, 10 volunteers of the German Federal Agency for Technical...

FIELD EXERCISE IPA SI-QUAKE 2011 – Day 1


Urban search and rescue teams from Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, Croatia, Turkey, Serbia, FYR of Macedonia and Slovenia exercised search, rescue and support operations in the ficitional village, which has been destroyed and blocked...

FIELD EXERCISE IPA – SI QUAKE 2011 – UNITS ARRIVED IN SLOVENIA


Obrežje Border Crossing, Logatec, 19 October 2011 The arrival of the Urban Search and Rescue teams marked the beginning of the first international civil protection and rescue field exercise in Slovenia. Eight rescue teams arrived...

Press Conference on the Regional Field Exercise IPA SI-QUAKE 2011


At the Training Centre for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief in Logatec, a press conference was held two days before launching the regional field exercise IPA SI-QUAKE 2011, which will be conducted across a wider area of...

INTERNATIONAL FIELD EXERCISE IPA SI-QUAKE 2011


Between 19 and 22 October, Slovenia will conduct the first international protection and rescue exercise referred to as IPA SI - QUAKE 2011.This exercise will include 170 rescue team members from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina,...