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The Mission of MEDAK is to provide the necessary support structure for medical personnel to operate on the ground zero of natural disasters, civil disturbances and rural SAR situations by handling the logistic and coordination needs of the said medical personnel in the field as well as providing the training and off-the-field support for them to acclimate them to the conditions..

Thanks to it’s members who cover a very wide spectrum; including Doctors, Mountain Climbers, EMTs, Surgery Technichians, Surgery Nurses, Emergency Nurses, Clinical Psychologist, Ambulance Crew, Vet., First Aid Trainers and Trainer Trainers, Ham Radio Operators, Firefighters and Field Experienced Med Students; Medak has managed to amass a deep well of experience and utilize it to create training programs for educating volunteers (of both Medak and others) in accordance with the international standards and organize teams of volunteers for the unexpected.

MEDAK training cadre has studied and mastered the international standards such as;

  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • The National Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Response System
  • International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG)
  • City Disaster and Emergency Management (AFAD)
  • National Medical Response Units (UMKE)

and have created training programs that add additional amphasis on the quirks and needs of local conditions, cultural and economic issues as well as the proficiency and the constraints under which the volunteers operate.

 

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