On 3 November, the representatives of the Latvian Red Cross participated in the international online training – table top exercise led by the German Red Cross. The training was organized within the international project “BALTPREP – enhancing regional preparedness and response capacity for major accidents in the Baltic Sea region”. Employees and volunteers of 7 RC national societies as well as representatives of public authorities of several countries joined the training.
An emergency situation was simulated – the ship ran aground in the Baltic Sea in the territory of Lithuania, and it was necessary to evacuate the people and crew on board.
During the training the potential action plan of Lithuanian Red Cross and Lithuanian government was discussed – provision of the immediate help and what are the methods on how to involve of neighboring countries.