Aid Exercise for the Wounded Under the Snow from UMKE: A aid exercise for the injured who remained under the snow from Umke The UMKE teams, which continue their activities within the General Directorate of Emergency Health Services of the Ministry of Health, have an accident in Ankara Elmadağ Ski Center. He conducted a drill on the intervention of the injured.
UMKE teams, which continue their activities within the General Directorate of Emergency Health Services of the Ministry of Health, conducted a drill about the intervention of an injured person who had an accident at Ankara Elmadağ Ski Center.
Emergency Health Services General Manager Assoc. Dr. Osman Arıkan Nacar gave detailed information about the working system, training and duty areas of UMKE teams. Nacar said, 'UMKE is ready to serve in many natural disasters and disasters such as earthquakes, floods, landslides, fires, avalanches, traffic accidents and so on, whenever needed. 'UMKE', established for search, rescue and medical response after disasters, is a structure consisting entirely of volunteer health workers. The first team was established in 2004, and in 2006 it became organized in 81 provinces.
Noting that UMKE still serves with 6 volunteers, Nacar gave the following information:
'UMKE is always ready for duty. Teams take active roles abroad as well as domestically. UMKE has the latest technology communication and logistics facilities. Volunteer healthcare professionals who attend UMKE with special education are always ready for duty with periodically planned exercises. 'It is an honor to be a member of UMKE'.