Train 24 Freelance Journalists in First Aid

 
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Train 24 Freelance Journalists in First Aid

Train 24 Freelance Journalists in First Aid
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RISC medical pack

RISC medical pack
Each graduate of the RISC training program is supplied with a comprehensive medical pack, similar to those military combat medics carry into war zones, to take with them on assignment along with their flak jackets and helmets (view small | med | large | orig)

RISC training to use a tourniquet

RISC training to use a tourniquet
RISC trainees learn the proper techniques for applying a tourniquet to slow or stop the bleeding from a wounded limb (view small | med | large | orig)

RISC training diagnostic exercise

RISC training diagnostic exercise
RISC trainees attempt to diagnose the severity of their colleagues' conditions - mild or serious? local clinic or major hospital? - in an exercise on the first day of training (view small | med | large | orig)

RISC training final battlefield simulation

RISC training final battlefield simulation
RISC trainees prepare to assist their wounded "colleague" - a life-sized dummy with massive injuries to his legs, arm and chest - in the final simulation exercise, where trainees use the knowledge and skills they've gained throughout the 3-day training program (view small | med | large | orig)

RISC training final battlefield simulation

RISC training final battlefield simulation
RISC trainees prepare their injured "colleague," after applying several tourniquets to stem the bleeding from his wounds, to be loaded onto the medical evacuation helicopter (view small | med | large | orig)

RISC training final battlefield simulation

RISC training final battlefield simulation
RISC trainee Greg Campbell attends to his wounded "colleague" in the final simulation exercise, as they await the medical evacuation crew (view small | med | large | orig)

RISC trainee Pete Muller photographing in Congo

RISC trainee Pete Muller photographing in Congo
Photo from Progress Report 'Thank you from RISC founder Sebastian Junger' (view small | med | large | orig)

RISC alum Monique Jaques covers Istanbul protests

RISC alum Monique Jaques covers Istanbul protests
Photo from Progress Report 'Thank you from RISC founder Sebastian Junger' (view small | med | large | orig)

RISC alum Benjamin Hall in Iraq

RISC alum Benjamin Hall in Iraq
Photo from Progress Report 'Thank you from RISC founder Sebastian Junger' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Lily Hindy

New York, NY United States

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