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IMI seeks candidates for security training at service range in Kharkiv

03.09.2021, 12:07

The Institute of Mass Information will conduct a three-day security training for journalists and freelancers covering combat zones developments. The trainings will take place in the conference hall and on the service range to train participants and to make them improve acquired skills and pass stress tests.

The training will take place on September 21-23, 2021 in Kharkiv.  Media workers who have experience in combat zones and journalists who are going to work in the war are invited to participate.

At the training, experienced trainers will instruct in details in planning and risk assessment, planning a trip to the combat zone, equipment for journalists, the peculiarities of behavior during the shelling of small arms and artillery. They will explain how to protect yourself from mines, mine traps, trip wires. They will teach how to work during mass riots. Algorithms of actions during evacuation of wounded and evacuation with escape in a pursuit.

One day will be devoted to providing home medical care in the war zone and medical equipment needed to work in the war.

At the training ground, participants will be able to practice the acquired knowledge and skills. Simulations of attacks, detentions, evacuations, injuries, etc. will be carried out.

Media workers from Kharkiv and Kharkiv region are invited to take part in. Participation from other areas is possible, but the organizers do not provide participants with running costs.

Those willing to participate, shall complete the  QUESTIONNAIRE  by September 9, 2021.

Seats are limited.

The organizers provide participants with meal and transportation to the service range. 

The trainings will be conducted with the support of the American people, which was provided through the USAID project "Media Program in Ukraine", which is implemented by the international organization Internews Network. The content is under the sole responsibility of the Institute for Mass Information and does not necessarily reflect the views of USAID, the US Government or the Internews Network.

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