Russian-Serbian Humanitarian Center

Serbian rescuers in Sankt Petersburg

The training course for Serbian water rescuers is finalizing. It was organized by Russian EMERCOM in Saint Petersburg University of State Fire Service.

With accordance to the program, Serbian colleagues get acquainted with specificity and procedure of organizing and holding of the rescue operations on the water under low temperature conditions. Practical exercises in the water basins and theoretical classes are held at the University training base. Lectures include introduction to floodс characteristics, the first aid to drowning victim, medical treatment of hypothermia and frostbite.

Programs for the training courses are formed on the basis of Emergency Management Sector requests and aimed to improve professional knowledge and skills, to fill possible gaps in Serbian specialists’ training. Practical familiarize with modern Russian equipment is important part of the course.