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Welcome To

The World Rescue Organisation

The World Rescue Organisation is committed to improving technical rescue standards by bringing together rescue and medical services throughout the World to develop and share essential post incident skills and knowledge. In doing so the WRO is contributing to the reduction of unintentional injuries and the promotion of gold standards for combined rescue and medical care.

Chair's Welcome

As Chair of the World Rescue Organisation I want to welcome you, on behalf of the WRO Executive and the WRO Committee, to the new WRO website. I am very proud to be part of this unique organisation which promotes and continues to develop the rescue challenge concept, global rescue standards, effective post incident intervention and the development of combined rescue and medical care around the world.  

Please utilise the website to either contact the representative bodies in your country, or to review the current news, events, and the education areas.
 

WORLD RESCUE CHALLENGE 2015

The seventeenth World Rescue Challenge will take place in Lisboa, Portugal between the 14th and 18th October 2015. Block off your diary for what is going to be a fantastic event. Lookout for more details, and visit the new official website at: http://www.ansd.pt/

The event is being hosted by the City of Lisboa and our colleagues from Associação Nacional de Salvamento e Desencarceramentoand.

Your Events

Events This Month - March, 2015

Parede Portugal European National Challenge

Saturday 14th - All Day

Rescue Organisation Ireland Trauma Skills Development Day

Saturday 28th - 12:03 am
Greystones Fire Station
March 28th 2015

All Emergency Service personnel are welcome to attend the 4th ROI Trauma Skills Development Day. There is no cost to attend and all those wishing to take part are required to bring the appropriate PPE. Lunch will be provided.

0930-­‐1000 Registration, tea/coffee
1000-­‐1100 ROI brief Introduction about the day and the people involved Pádraig Ó Longaigh Trauma Lecture – The bleeding patient in rural Ireland Dr. Jason van der Velde
1330 – 1400 Trauma Challenge Lecture – Why? Bill Denny
1130-­‐ 1330 Practical Session Rotations Massive Haemorrhage -­‐ Effective Pressure Massive Haemorrhage -­‐ Wound Packing Recognision of Internal Haemorrhage Packaging and Moving the Bleeding Patient.
1300-­‐ 1330 Lunch Provided
1400-­‐1600 Practical Session Rotations Massive Haemorrhage -­‐ Effective Pressure Massive Haemorrhage -­‐ Wound Packing Recognision of Internal Haemorrhage Packaging and Moving the Bleeding Patient. NOTE – DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR PPE Hotel with preferential rate for B&B available on request
To register for day please email registration@rescue-­‐org-­‐ireland.com For further details contact Pádraig Ó Longaigh, Secretary ROI -­‐ polongaigh@meathcoco.ie

LRO Trauma Challenge 2015

Saturday 28th - All Day







LRO Trauma Challenge, 28 March 2015

For further information please contact Paul Schroeder - paul.schroeder@lro.lu

Future Events

Rescue Organisation Ireland National Challenge

Saturday 18th April 2015- 1:04 am
This event will be held in Cork. Please contact ROI for further information.

West Mids Trauma Challenge

Saturday 25th April 2015 - All Day

Hampshire (RTC and Trauma)

Saturday 25th April 2015 - All Day

West Mids Extrication Challenge (RTC)

Saturday 9th May 2015 - All Day

Avonmouth Fire Station

Saturday 16th May 2015 - All Day
Avonmouth Fire Station (2 pits, max 10 teams)
Currently extrication only

Joining The World Rescue Organisation

The WRO is keen to support the development of rescue services around the world. If your organisation wishes to discuss options available then please contact the WRO Secretary using the online contact form or through secretary@wrescue.org. You can also obtain additional information within the Becoming a member section.