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Iceland Rescue Services Hold Training Weekend

By Iceland Review

Around 500 people took part in the annual national training weekend of the Icelandic Association for Search and Rescue (ICE-SAR). The training took place in Borgarfjörður, West Iceland.

ice-sar_training_2013_02Photos: Sigurður Ó. Sigurðsson. Courtesy of ICE-SAR.

Among the participants were 340 ICE-SAR members, who worked on 60 rescue-related projects of various types including water, mountain, search, group accidents and first aid. In addition, around 60 people acted as patients and several tens of people were in charge of managing the projects.

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Established in 1999, the association is made up of around 18,000 volunteers.

ZR

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