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IMI starts elistment for security training at service range in Kharkiv

06.09.2021, 14:24
Photo credit: Dumska
Photo credit: Dumska

The Institute of Mass Information will hold a three-day security training for journalists and freelancers covering combat zones developments. The training will take place in the conference hall and on the training ground, where participants will improve the acquired skills and pass stress tests.

The training will take place on September 21-23, 2021 in Kharkiv. Media professionals with experience in combat zones and journalists intending to work in the war are invited to attend the training.

At the training, experienced trainers will teach attendees the methods of planning and risk assessment, planning a trip to the combat zone, explain what equipment is needed for journalists, what are 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 and will explain what are the 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. Those ones from other regions of Ukraine willing to take part in are invited too, but the organizers do not provide participants with running costs.

To participate, you must complete the QUESTIONNAIRE  by September 9, 2021.

Seats are limited.

The organizers provide participants with food and transportation to the landfill. 

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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