Vigilnat exercise – Luxembourg facing terror threat and risk

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A Vigilnat exercise simulating a terrorist attack in Luxembourg will take place on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The Luxembourg law enforcement and rescue services will participate in a national anti-terrorist exercise Vigilnat on the Belval site and more specifically within and around from the Rockhal and Esch/Belval and the Emile Mayrisch Hospital Center (CHEM). This is a major exercise with more than 1,200 participants. Noises (shots, explosions, screams …) can be heard outside the exercise site. The organisers wish to emphasise that no danger exists for the public at any…

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Taina Bofferding visiting CGDIS Luxembourg Fire and Rescue Corps

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Taina Bofferding visited the CGDIS (Grand Ducal Fire and Rescue Corps) set up on 1 July last and now regroups the rescue forces of Luxembourg.For her first visit as Minister of the Interior, Taina Bofferding made a point of getting acquainted with the heads of the different departments and departments.The Minister, along with the Chairman of the Board, Alain Becker, first went to the headquarters of CGDIS, where she was greeted by General Manager Paul Schroeder. Then, after discussions with officials and collaborators, Taina Bofferding also visited the Emergency Center…

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FIREFIGHTERS LUXEMBOURG – FIRST NATIONAL CIVIL SECURITY RESCUE DAY

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keywords: national day of civil security, firemen, ambulances, first responder, luxembourg. The first national day of civil security in Luxembourg will take place on Sunday 30 September 2018 in Roeser. On 8 hectares this day will honour all the actors of the rescue services of Luxembourg for the first time the same day at the same place only three months after the creation of the  Luxembourg Fire and Rescue Corps (CGDIS) on 1st July 2018 . In the program of this day: – discover of the firefighter’s life – trainings…

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Medpack – Extra hospital medical workstation for Firefighters and First responder

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keywords: medpack, extra hospital medical workstation, lépine contest 2018, firefighters, samu, emergencies. Medpack is an extra-hospital medical workstation (EHMWS), ie a station that allows the care of people in emergency situations outside hospitals, on the move. “Resuscitation ambulances and Smur intervene in places rarely adapted to provide care in good conditions” First Sergeant Samuel Mercier, inventor of Medpack   It was invented by First Sergeant Samuel Mercier, an emergency medical technician with the Paris Fire Brigade, and received the first prize at the Lépine 2018 competition, in which every year…

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