Monday, 11 March 2013 13:36
The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) is inviting high school students and above to join the PRC’s annual Summer Safety Institute set from April 1 to May 10 at the PRC compound.
PRC Zamboanga City Chapter Administrator Victor Liozo Jr. said that this will equip the participants when it comes to calamity.
"They can assist and if they like they could volunteer for the PRC," Liozo said.
The participants will be taught on International Humanitarian Law, Basic Disaster Management, HIV AIDS Awareness, Community and Health Nursing, Red Cross Ambulance Management, First Aid, Basic Life Support, FA BLS Instructor Course, Basic Fire Fighting, Rope Rescue, Basic Water Safety, Land Navigation and Trekking, Discover Scuba Diving and Survival Challenge Camp.
The trainers of the participants for the mentioned training are highly qualified trainers coming from the Red Cross. Some of the activities will be done outdoors while the lectures will be done inside the PRC Youth Hostel. Participants who will complete the Summer Safety Institute will be given their respective certificates.
The PRC is an organization recognized worldwide anchored on its seven fundamental principles which are humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality.
The training is under the safety services which is one of the six major Red Cross services which includes blood program, Red Cross Youth, community health and nursing services, disaster management services, and social services.
The registration fee is P4,500, for those interested, registration is ongoing please contact PRC Zamboanga City Chapter at 992-1622 and look for Mr. Glen Barredo.
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