Crisis Response Unit simulation - 29th December 2011

On the 29th of December, our Crisis Response Unit held a simulated search and rescue exercise in the suburb of Cordoeira, Nova Friburgo - RJ. Despite the rain, which added a certain realism to the exercise, the simulation went very well, and both our team members and ""victims"" performed heroically.

Here are some photos from the exercise.

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Nova Friburgo Crisis Response Unit Training Course


This weekend (the 3rd and 4th of December), I prepared and taught a short (20 hour) training course for the members of the Nova Friburgo CRI Crisis Response Unit. Subjects covered included HOPE (House of Prayer and Encounter), introduction to CERT, CISM-7, basic First Aid, Light Search and Rescue, Triage, and basic Fire Suppression. And we a neat time of worship on the Sunday morning, when the Holy Spirit showed up.

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