Cyprus hosts training seminar flight safety, SAR operations

28 November 2015
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A training seminar, under the title ‘Flight Safety during SAR Operations and Emergency Situations’ was conducted on Friday, an official press release said on Saturday.

The seminar, which was organised by the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre to analyse issues related to flight safety and prevention of air accidents and incidents during SAR Operations, took place at the JRCC premises, in Larnaca.

Forty senior executives and officers from 10 governmental agencies, as well as officers from UNFICYP and RAF (stationed in Akrotiri) attended the seminar.

The programme of the seminar included presentations by expert executives of the Ministries and Services of the Republic on related topics.

“Seminars and exercises will continue in 2016 with more international participation, establishing Cyprus as a node for humanitarian operations and a regional centre providing training and expertise in search and rescue matters,” the press release added.

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