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citizenAID Helps Oxted Residents Be Prepared, Not Scared

citizenAID will share its message with teachers, parents and students at Oxted School in Surrey on Tuesday 10th July. Peter Joyce, Director of citizenAID, will give a presentation about the charity, its history and its mission to educate the public to take immediate action and save lives when there are multiple casualties. Peter commented: "Many of us will have an understanding of how to assist someone who has a heart attack for example, but a question we like to ask is 'what would you do in the event of a terrorist attack?' "Sadly, it is a reality that we should all be prepared for and speaking to teachers, parents and students is a great place to start an important conversation within a co

citizenAID Presented at International Conference

citizenAID took its message overseas last month when Director Peter Joyce gave a presentation at the Spanish Society of Emergency Medicine and Emergencies (SEMES) Conference on Friday 27th April in Madrid. The conference, which was attended by more than 200 delegates, was held at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and focused on the threat of terror in Spain as well as preparation for and prevention of terrorism. Peter commented: "It was a pleasure to travel to Spain and talk about citizenAID with such an important audience. Our message really resonates with what SEMES works to promote and so I'm glad we had the opportunity to talk to attendees about our work." The SEMES organisation is a non-p

The Fore Grant Awarded to citizenAID

citizenAID is delighted to announce that it has received an external grant from open-access funder, The Fore. Based in London, The Fore offers development funding and strategic support to small and early stage charities. citizenAID was one of 20 charities chosen for a grant out of more than 20,000 applications and received funding of £30,000. Matt Fernley, Trustee of citizenAID, said: "This funding is very significant for the charity and we're so pleased to have secured support from The Fore! “As a small charity, it is often difficult to get funding and organisations like The Fore can make all the difference in allowing us to achieve our aims.” The money received by The Fore will enable citi

citizenAID Welcomes International Ambassadors

citizenAID is delighted to welcome three new international ambassadors who will respresent the charity in Spain. Josep Lopez, Valentin Gonzalez and Esther Gurjon will assist the charity as it aims to develop its mission within the country and across Europe in the coming months. Peter Joyce, commented: "It's a pleasure to welcome Josep, Valentin and Esther to the citizenAID family. We're delighted to welcome ambassadors from overseas and look forward to working with them going forward." Josep, who recently joined Peter at the SEMES Conference in Madrid last month, is a member of the Guàrdia Urbana, the municipal police force for the city of Barcelona. As part of his work, he trains for a vari

citizenAID Attends SGSA Conference 2018

Members of the citizenAID team attended this year's Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA) Conference, titled 'Maintaining Vigilance in Safety', on the Thursday 19th April. The SGSA is the UK's regulatory body on safety at sports grounds and works to ensure that sports grounds are safe for everyone by sharing knowledge, advice and guidance on safety design and management as well as working in partnership with other organisations to educate the public. Now in its fourth year, the conference focused on key topics including counter terrorism, fire safety, behaviour detection and supporter engagement. Peter Joyce, Director of citizenAID, commented: "The SGSA Conference is a fantastic collaborati

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