The Hellenic Rescue Team had the opportunity to present PathoCERT project in the Webinar ‘Specialist SAR Operations: Dealing with Potential Contamination’, held online on March 16.

The webinar focused on the plans, procedures, best practices and technologies that can help SAR first responders during incidents that involve hazardous and noxious substances (HNS).

PathoCERT was presented during the second part of the webinar, where Iosif Vourvachis delivered a presentation called ‘PathoCERT project: ‘Helping First Responders to Detect Pathogens in the Water’. Iosif spoke about the SAR tools, techniques and guidelines that the PathoCERT project is developing to aid SAR first responders during waterborne pathogen contamination events.

You can find more info at the official press release.