Making it easier to rescue those lost in caves

Delivery of the specialised equipment

Delivery of the specialised equipment Credit: Balearics Government

THE Minister of Public Administrations and Modernisation, Isabel Castro, and the Director General of Emergencies and Interior, Jaume Barceló, delivered specific rescue material to the Balearic Federation of Speleology.
The Minister explained that the parties have been collaborating since last year, by signing an agreement, in order to ensure an effective response to incidents where people were injured or missing in caves.
This federation —with more than 400 members— includes the Balearic Group of Speleosocors, made up of 10 professionals with high knowledge of caving, canyoning and rescue in cavities, can be activated at any time to intervene in these types of rescues under the coordination of GREIM and firefighters.
Isabel Castro highlighted the high qualification of this team and thanked them for their involvement and availability in the face of possible emergency actions in these environments.
Thank you for taking the time to read this news article “Making it easier to rescue those lost in caves”. For more UK daily news, Spanish daily news and Global news stories, visit the Euro Weekly News home page.
Euro Weekly News is delighted to continue be able to bring you a range of News from around Spain in English and Global News live as it happens.
Euro Weekly News doesn’t cost you anything but your internet connection. Whether it’s bringing you the local Spanish news or the International news today, we’ve got you covered!
Euro Weekly News, the leading free local and national newspaper in Spain, the people’s paper, we lead others follow!

Written by

John Smith

Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica. Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene. Currently he is acting as Editorial Consultant for the paper helping to shape its future development. Share your story with us by emailing, by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page