The extrication and first aid team of the Inspectorate General for Emergency Situations (IGSU) Valcea ranked 2nd in the "granting specialist first aid" challenge - a complex scenario - at the World Rescue Challenge 2019, which brought together extrication and first aid teams from all over the world, from the member countries of the the World Rescue Organisation.
Over the past 24 hours, two distress calls have been received at the Mountain Rescue Service, rescuers told Focus News Agency. Yesterday, an operation took place near the Malyovitsa hut. The rescue team helped a person with a broken leg. Another accident involved a bad fall of a paraglider near Sopot.
Romania's Interior Ministry (MAI) will get new medevac and search and rescue helicopters, according to a press statement released by the government on Monday.
Teams of the Kalofer Mountain Rescue Service conducted an operation to take down three people stranded on Botev peak, the Mountain Rescue Service with the Bulgarian Red Cross told Focus News Agency. The people were suffering from cold and exhaustion, the rescuers said. The three Bulgarian citizens were supported down by the rescue teams. They are now in good condition.