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  • 4 new Community volunteer response teams were established

    4 new Community volunteer response teams were established

    In April 2016, Odzun, Sarchapet, Margahovit and Mets Parni communities in Lori region were included in "Building Safe and Resilient Communities" project, where they established community volunteer response teams consisting of 20 people.

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  • The basic training course for community volunteer teams

    The basic training course for community volunteer teams

    From 29 March-01 April and 12-15 April 2016, in the frame of the project “Building Safe and Resilient Communities II” funded by Austrian Red Cross and Austrian Development Cooperation, GRCS conducted basic course for community volunteer teams in 4 target communities.

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  • New target communities selected in Lori region

    New target communities selected in Lori region

    On 29 and 30 March 2016, within “Building Safe and Resilient Communities II” project, ARCS project staff with Head of Lori Regional Rescue Service have visited new target communities Odzun, Mets Parni, Margahovit and Sarchapet.

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  • “Building Safe and Resilient Communities II” programme officially launched

    “Building Safe and Resilient Communities II” programme officially launched

    From 15-17 March 2016, the second phase of the “Building Safe and Resilient Communities” (BSRC II, Dec. 2015 – Nov. 2018) programme was officially launched during a regional Kick-off meeting in Hotel “Betsy’s”, Tbilisi.

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  • Emergency Management Agency trained GRCS Community Volunteers

    Emergency Management Agency trained GRCS Community Volunteers

    During February 2016, representatives of the Emergency Management Agency (EMA) under the Ministry of Interior of Georgia conducted theoretical and practical trainings for Georgia Red Cross (GRCS)

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  • Competition of CVT during simulation exercises

    Competition of CVT during simulation exercises

    Through 9-12 and 23-25 February 2016 simulation exercises were conducted in Lentekhi, Ambrolauri, Oni, Tsageri, Sachkhere, Tkibuli and Chiatura Municipalities

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  • DRR experience sharing meeting for GRCS branches

    DRR experience sharing meeting for GRCS branches

    On 18-19 February 2016, in the framework of the project “Building Safe and Resilient Communities” (BSRC), Georgia Red Cross Society (GRCS) organised experience sharing meeting in Bakuriani,

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  • Finalization meeting held for “Building Safe and Resilient Communities” project phase I

    Finalization meeting held for “Building Safe and Resilient Communities” project phase I

    On 25 January 2016, the finalization meeting was held, where the results of the first phase of "Building Safe and Resilient Communities" as well as the outlook of it's second phase have been presented to relevant stakeholders.

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