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Swift Water Rescue Demonstration a Symbol of Civil Military Cooperation

A-PAD Sri Lanka in collaboration with Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Life Saving carried out a Search and Rescue Demonstration and Rehearsal on the 11th of April 2019 at the Mount Lavinia Beach. The event featured participants from Sri Lanka Life Saving, Sri Lanka Navy, Sri Lanka Air Force…...

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International Symposium 2019 – “Partnerships – A Catalyst for Saving Lives and Businesses”

Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management, Sri Lanka (A-PAD SL) hosted its 5th Annual International Symposium on the theme “Partnerships: A Catalyst for Saving Lives and Businesses” on Wednesday, 10th April 2019 at the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel in Colombo.  The event was graced by His Excellency Akira Sugiyama, The Ambassador…...

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A-PAD International Delegates Meet with Commander of the Sri Lankan Navy

Delegates of the A-PAD member countries who were present in Sri Lanka for the A-PAD SL Annual International Symposium had a meeting with the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy on the 9th of April 2019 to ascertain the solidarity of the partnership between A-PAD Sri Lanka and the Sri…...

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International Delegates of A-PAD Member Countries Visit Capital Maharaja Organization

Delegates of the A-PAD member countries who were present in Sri Lanka for the A-PAD SL Annual International Symposium visited Capital Maharaja Organization on the 9th of April 2019 in order to gain a better understanding of the solid partnership that is continually strengthened between A-PAD SL and the Capital…...

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A-PAD Search and Rescue Training – Day 8 – January 23rd

A-PAD SL, sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Japan, in conjunction with the people of Japan, partnering with the Sri Lanka Navy and Disaster Management Center, continued search and rescue international training programme, marking it as the 8th and final day of the training. The day saw no actual training…...

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A-PAD Search and Rescue Training – Day 7 – January 22nd

A-PAD SL, sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Japan, in conjunction with the people of Japan, partnering with the Sri Lanka Navy and Disaster Management Center, continued its international training in search and rescue swift water on the 22nd, which was the 7th day of training overall. The second batch…...

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A-PAD Search and Rescue Training – Day 6 – January 21st

A-PAD SL, continued its international training in search and rescue swift water on the 21st, marking the 6th day of the training overall, but only the 2nd day of training for the second batch of trainees. The trainees were made to perform the same degree of ropes and pulley systems…...

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A-PAD Search and Rescue Training – Day 4 & 5 – January 19th & 20th

Following a brief break for the trainers on the 19th, which saw them take in the scenic beauty and natural majesty of Sri Lanka, the search and rescue swift water training continued with training its second batch on the 20th. The participants encompassed a whole slew of new candidates who…...

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A-PAD Search and Rescue Training – Day 3 – January 18th

A-PAD Sri Lanka, sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Japan along with the People of Japan, continued onward to day 3 of their search and rescue swift water training. The training activities for the day mainly focused on the operation of the Inflatable Rubber Boat and the Emergency Response…...

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A-PAD Search and Rescue Training – Day 2 – January 17th

A-PAD Sri Lanka, in partnership with the Sri Lanka Navy, continued their international search and rescue swift water training today. The training activities for the day involved new techniques that could be employed in several situations by the participants, most notably the ‘High-Line System Set Up’ which is a standard…...

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