Training first responders in Bangladesh

 
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Training first responders in Bangladesh

Training first responders in Bangladesh
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Shahadat Hussein, search and rescue volunteer

Shahadat Hussein, search and rescue volunteer
After the collapse, RedR received an email from Shahadat Hussein, one of the leaders of a network of 50 volunteer rescuers at Savar, asking for search and rescue training. We want to help. (view small | med | large | orig)

Digging for survivors: a rescuer's perspective

Digging for survivors: a rescuer's perspective
Volunteer rescuers, many without the right training or equipment, risk their own lives to try to rescue others from the rubble of the Savar factory collapse. (view small | med | large | orig)

Rescuers working beneath layers of fallen floors

Rescuers working beneath layers of fallen floors
Volunteers cut 30 holes through each of 8 floors to try to reach survivors, shouting 'Is there anyone alive inside?' into the narrow gap between the floors. (view small | med | large | orig)

Outside the fallen building

Outside the fallen building
Photo by Sharat Chodwhury, Sharat Chowdhury's facebook album, permission given by email: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151367557176814.1073741835.723176813, via wikimedia commons (view small | med | large | orig)

Families post pictures of their missing loved ones

Families post pictures of their missing loved ones
Photo by Sharat Chowdhury, Sharat Chowdhury's facebook album, permission given by email: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151367557176814.1073741835.723176813, via wikimedia commons (view small | med | large | orig)

First responders rush a survivor from the ruins

First responders rush a survivor from the ruins
Photo by Sharat Chowdhury, Sharat Chowdhury's facebook album, permission given by email: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151367557176814.1073741835.723176813, via wikimedia commons (view small | med | large | orig)

Copyright RedR/GMB Akash

Copyright RedR/GMB Akash
Photo from Progress Report 'First responder training completed in Bangladesh' (view small | med | large | orig)

Hazard-mapping a town. Copyright RedR/GMB Akash

Hazard-mapping a town. Copyright RedR/GMB Akash
Photo from Progress Report 'First responder training completed in Bangladesh' (view small | med | large | orig)

Presenting group work. Copyright RedR/GMB Akash

Presenting group work. Copyright RedR/GMB Akash
Photo from Progress Report 'First responder training completed in Bangladesh' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

RedR

London, n/a, United Kingdom
http://www.redr.org.uk

Project Leader

Helen Varma

London, United Kingdom

Where is this project located?

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