When there is an earthquake happening abroad, EU citizens will be evacuated by EURACARE Flight & Shelter, a new entity of the Civil Protection Mechanism of the European Union. To practice such a mission, a 20-members team of volunteers from Johanniter Finland, Germany and Hungary yesterday flew to the imaginary country "Modulistan".
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They provided psychological help and medical care to the affected people. The team also offered logistical support for transportation to the home countries. The exercise is part of the ModEX programme financed by the European Commission.
Our German JOIN member, Johanniter International Assistance, is leading the civil protection exercises on search & rescue and medical modules throughout Europe and part of the EU ModEX consortium, together with nine other ministries and organisations.