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Naga to equip PUV drivers with first aid skills

Aug 01, 2018 - 8:00 AM

A new ordinance in this city in the Bicol region will train drivers of jeepneys, trimobiles, padyak, and e-trikes to become first responders during road crashes

LIST: Philippine Red Cross first aid stations at Nazareno 2018

Jan 05, 2018 - 10:03 PM

The Philippine Red Cross is deploying 2,000 staff and volunteers, 44 ambulances, an emergency medical unit, 4, plastic boats, a 6x6 truck, a fire truck, and a rescue truck for devotees who will need medical attention

NAZARENO. Devotees converged around Quiapo Church in Manila for the Thanksgiving Procession ahead of the feast of the Black Nazarene on January 9. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

DepEd provides psych first aid for displaced Marawi students

Jun 17, 2017 - 3:56 PM

The assistance is being conducted in Lanao del Sur Lanao del Norte and Iligan City schools where most of the displaced students are enrolled

ASSISTANCE. The Department of Education provides psychological first aid to students displaced by the conflict in Marawi. Photo from the Department of Education

WATCH: Filipino firefighters teach young kids how to be safe

May 22, 2017 - 7:57 PM

The two day summer camp teaches kids from 8 to 17 years old about fire safety first aid and firefighting techniques

Tantangan implementasi Pertolongan Pertama Psikologis pasca bencana alam

Dec 19, 2016 - 3:46 PM

Penulis mengunjungi Aceh pasca gempa 6 5 SR pada 7 Desember 2016 silam Apa saja permasalahan yang dihadapi oleh para penyintas dan bagaimana solusinya?

PENGUNGSI. Anak pengungsi korban gempa menjalani perawatan medis di RSUD Pidie Jaya, Aceh, pada 14 Desember 2016. Foto oleh Rahmad/kye/16

Rescue teams gear up for Disaster Responders' Challenge 2016

Nov 29, 2016 - 3:03 PM

A two day long challenge will test the capability and readiness of various disaster response team to save lives in times of crisis

#WorldFirstAidDay: First aid for children and by children

Sep 10, 2016 - 4:31 PM

The 2016 theme for World First Aid Day reflects both the reality that today s children face when it comes to the dangers of everyday life as well as our best hope in resolving these problems

WORLD FIRST AID DAY. A Philippine Red Cross (PRC) volunteer demonstrates to children common first aid skills on September 10 at the Manila Ocean Park, where the humanitarian organization is observing the World First Aid Day. Photo by PRC

First Aid PH: A no-nonsense app for emergency preparedness

Jun 12, 2016 - 3:00 PM

First Aid PH provides information for handling a number of different situations as well as preparedness tests for a variety of possible incidents

WATCH: #FirstAidPH app: Life-saving tips at your fingertips

Apr 16, 2016 - 5:12 PM

The app gives you instant access to critical information needed to handle common first aid emergencies

WATCH: Philippine Red Cross launches #FirstAidPH app

Apr 15, 2016 - 10:15 AM

The app gives you instant access to critical information needed to handle common first aid emergencies

#AskMargie: Psychosocial support for Yolanda survivors

Dec 07, 2013 - 4:04 PM

How do survivors cope after the horrific devastation in the Visayas caused by Typhoon Yolanda?

How schools can help kids heal from disaster trauma

Nov 28, 2013 - 5:49 PM

Conduct play and art therapy as well as psychological first aid experts say Teachers should get debriefing first so they can help take care of the kids

Citywatch: Saving lives, one call away

Apr 24, 2013 - 9:58 PM

They started by rescuing trucks and equipment now they help rescue people

PINOY 911, WITH A TWIST. Citywatch provides its clients with medical assistance and also aids them in time of disasters. Photo by Citywatch

Summer maladies, first aid remedies

Apr 10, 2013 - 1:45 PM

Facing summer ills? Here are simple first aid suggestions

PREPARATION IS KEY. Take all the precautions you can to stay safe this summer, but be ready for unexpected mishaps, too. Photo from Microsoft Office Image

Things to know for the Black Nazarene

Jan 08, 2012 - 11:40 PM