Slovenia Holds First International Cave Rescue Training for Women

April 29, 2015 / Slovenia, Europe
The inaugural class of the International Cave Rescue Training Course held this week in Slovenia.

The inaugural class of the International Cave Rescue Training Course held this week in Slovenia. Photo via Saeed Hasheminezhad

The first international cave rescue training course specifically for women is being held this week in Scezna, Slovenia.

Organized by the Caving society Domžale, the Cave Rescue Service of Slovenia and the Administration for Disaster Relief and Civil Protection of Slovenia, the course 8-day long course began on Saturday, April 25th and runs until May 2nd.

Members of the inaugural class practicing outside.

Members of the inaugural class practicing outside. Photo via Saeed Hasheminezhad

The week is divided into 80 hours of training and lectures, which includes cave rescue practice both inside and outside caves.

The week-long course is made up of 80 hours of practice and lectures.

The week-long course is made up of 80 hours of practice and lectures. Photo via Saeed Hasheminezhad

The inaugural class is made of 17 participants. Four each from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany and Iran and five from Slovenia.

[via Saeed Hasheminezhad]

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  1. javad nezamdoost
    April 29, 2015 at 10:13 am

    I am very glad that Iranian girls could attend class relief technique

    The master class and the hospitality of the people appreciate Slovenia
    Javad Nezamdoost
    President, Iranian Caves and Speleology Association

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