TDMMO- March 17, 2021
The closing ceremony for the first international urban search and rescue (USAR) team training courses held on Monday Mach 15, 2021 with presence of TDMMO, NDMO, UNOCHA, RCS and Tehran Fire Fighting officials.
In this meeting Preparedness and Response Deputy of TDMMO, Mr. Salimi emphasized that with taking into account the fact that our country is encountered with many disasters therefore, formation of USAR teams is of great importance and needs governmental assistance for purchasing equipment. He added that for purchasing of USAR Team Equipment we are going to ask NDMO to request for allocation of governmental budget in this regard. Salmi also reiterated that up to now TDMMO allocated 10 billion Rls budget for this project but it needs more approximately 5 million Euro for purchasing required Equipment.
It should be mentioned that USAR formation team has 7 phases and at present the Iranian USAR team passed 5 phases. Following passing 2 remained ones, our country will be the 32nd that joins INSARAG.