4 Norwegian organizations in Singapore joined training on first aid skills

Photo: Norwegian Embassy in Singapore’s Facebook page

On June 11, Innovation Norway, Norwegian Business Association (Singapore), Norwegian Seamen’s Church and the Norwegian Embassy in Singapore together spent their day in training session with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), the agency providing emergency services in Singapore

The training by SCDF was arranged to help the participants to restore their first aid knowledge and skills. The core of the training was about “SG Secure” concept featuring how to stay alert and be ready in case of an emergency. 

Launched by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on 24 September 2016
SGSecure is a national movement in Singapore aiming to enable people to play a part in preventing and dealing with a terrorist attack by providing Singapore’s community with training so that people can effcetively response to the terror threat and prevent it from happening in the future.

Photo: Norwegian Embassy in Singapore’s Facebook page

Norwegian Embassy in Singapore also mentioned about the free application called “Nødnummer” from the Norwegian Church Abroad. Nødnummer provides its users with quick and easy emergency number for medical, fire and police of the countries the users are in. The app also contains other useful information such as important phone numbers and address of the users’ current location allowing the users to share their location with other people.

Photo: Norwegian Embassy in Singapore’s Facebook page

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