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British Embassy to provide paramedics, anti-terror training

BORACAY ISLAND -- The British Embassy in Manila has committed to provide trainings on paramedics and anti-terrorism for members of the Boracay Fire, Rescue and Ambulance Volunteer Incorporated (BFRAV).

Rod Bachiilier of BFRAV said this was the commitment made by the British Trauma Training Team, which visited the BFRAV Monday morning, November 18, to discuss the proposal.

"The details of the training are yet to be finalized with our head Leonard Tirol. The training is expected to last until February of next year," he said.

"Trainings on trauma care were also discussed," he added.

The training will also cover as participants those coming from the Philippine Task Force, Joint Task Force Boracay, Philippine National and other agencies.

The BFRAV is a private-based volunteer and humanitarian group in this resort island. (Jun N. Aguirre/SunStar Philippines)


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