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City of Nejapa Donates to Comando Base

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Mayor of Nejapa, Sergio Vladimir Quijada Cortez signs the agreement with trustee David Martinez of Comandos de Salvamento,

Comandos de Salvamento is a public agency that for more than 50 years has offered EMS and Community Health services via there main base and 32 other affiliated groups. The Mayor of Nejapa has decided to help the Nejapa Comandos base with a donation of 200 dollars that will go directly for ambulance gas. CDS Nejapa spends around a thousand dollars a month for gas doing local emergency runs within the Nejapa and Northern San Salvador area.

 

This will also help Comandos in Nejapa who will be very busy during semana santa while millions of Salvadorans take a week long vacation throughout the country.

David Martínez, Sindico de Comandos de Salvamento recibe el convenio de manos del Sr. Alcalde Municipal de Nejapa, Sergio Vladimir Quijada Cortez.

Comandos Attend to Injured Police Officers

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Socorristas de Comandos de Salvamento auxilian a una agente de la PNC quien resulto lesionada.

About 7 members of the National Civilian Police have resulted injured due to an gunfight altercation in the Colonia San Patricio in Southern San Salvador. For now all we know is that a male officer has lost his life and a female officer has been transported to the ED at Seguro Social Hospital.

CDS dispatched more than 5 ambulances and more than 20 first responders to the scene to evacuate the injured officials.

Agents searching for the deliquents.

CDS Affiliate Base opened in Zapotitán

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15 voluntarios brindarán servicio a la población.

Comandos de Salvamento reinauguro la seccional del Cantón Zapotitán, en el Municipio de Ciudad Arce, después de haber permanecido cerrada por menos de dos meses. Today a celebration took place to inaugurate a new Comandos base in The Municipality of Ciudad Arce. 15 new volunteers were present and the base will begin to open new doors to help with the local community in their efforts to offer pre hospital care and EMS transport to surrounding  care facilities. The team was provided with an ambulance and will be helping those in poverty and of little resources.

 

Corte de cinta en la reinauguraciíón de la seccional de Zapotitán.
Comunidades brindarán apoyo a los Comandos de Salvamento.
Wilmer Lobo, presidente Junta Directiva de Comandos entrega llaves de ambulancia.
Ambulancia todoterreno ayudara en el traslado de los pacientes.

Volunteer Day Commemoration 2017

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FEDECACES  RECIEVE RECOGNITION. 
Business owners are honored. .
Hidraulic Parts is given recognition for their collaboration with our extrication team.

Every year Comandos de Salvamento recognizes not only its thousands of members volunteer base, but also fellow institutions and individuals that contribute to the Comandos Mission Statement of helping the community. Our EMS responders seek to help others in a country where violence is the main meal of the day and is the norm.

Certificates were handed out to new volunteers that recently passed the Pre-Hospital Care and High Angke Rescue Workshops.  They are now formal members of Comandos de Salvamento.  Film makers, journalists, supportive business companies were also given formal recognition and honors.

The Minister of Defense is given a firm handshake by the director of press and media, Francisco Campos.
Reconocimiento especial a la Fuerza Aérea Salvadoreña por su colaboración en las labores de rescate aerotransportada,.
Cuerpo de Bomberos recibe reconocimiento por el apoyo.
Ignacio Estrada de Chicago, recibe un reconocimiento por su ayuda a Comandos.
Mother of video journalist Samuel Rivas of Grupo Megavisión, Samuel Rivas, who rcently was publicly murdered, receives a medal in his honor. .
Journalist  Liliana de Portillo recibe la condecoración.
Periodistas recibieron la medalla por la ayuda incondicional a Comandos de Salvamento.
Grupo de voluntarios graduados del Curso de Atención Pre Hospitalaria.
Francisco Campos coloca medallas a miembros del Grupo USAR.
Efraín Solis coloca medalla a socorristas.
Luis Colato imponen medalla del voluntario.
Roberto Cruz, Director Ejecutivo de Comandos de Salvamento.
Andrea Gálvez en la Oración del Comando de Salvamento.
Jóvenes socorristas recibieron la medalla del voluntario.

CDS Supports Presidential Buen Vivir Festival

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Comando rep shows members of the Salvadoran Army extrication equipment of the Urban Rescue Squad.
Artistic folkloric groups dance for entertainment.

Comandos de Salvamento again participated in the government sponsored good life festival this year with President Salvador Sánchez outside the old presidential house in the neighborhood of Barrio San Jacinto. Comandos were present to show first aid equipment, promote nursing and pharmacy educational services and also offer free family health consults.

Public.

Peace band of happiness and joy.

Medical consults took place throughout the day.

Children are some of the most benefited from the Buen Vivir festival.
CDS personnel assisted the non able bodied visitors throughout the festival
Free Medications are offered to all.
Yesenia and Rosa attend the medication booth.
FOSALUD orthodontist offers their expertise.
Dr. Jose Orellana of Comandos de Salvamento is always present in offering his medical consultations.
Many other doctors are present to give their expert advice.
Youth are always present during the event.
The first lady was ever present giving out coffee and pan dulce.
President Salvador Sánchez Cerén discussing healthcare at Buena Vivir festival.
A CDS Volunteer introduces a child to rescue equipment.
Bicycle safety courses and signaling are taught to the children present.

CDS Supports the Public during Day of the Dead

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Comandos de Salvamento present at most cemeteries throughout the country. .

Hundreds of volunteers from the Comandos stood vigilant and prepared at most cemeteries while family members placed flowers and paid respect to their past loved ones

Comandos de Salvamento attended to various people that suffered hypertension and other common first aid presentations.

En Quezaltepeque se montó una clínica para la atención de pacientes en las afueras del Campo Santo.
Personas sufrieron desmayos e insolación en distintos cementerios.
Los voluntarios de Comandos de Salvamento atienen a persona en Jardínes del Recuerdo.
Socorristas de Comandos de Salvamento brindan asistencia pre hospitalaria en Cementerio La Bermeja.
Voluntarios de Comandos de Salvamento de Apopa.
Personal de Comandos de Salvamento brinda asistencias en las afueras del Cementerio de Apopa.

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Comandos and Salvadoran Airforce Rescue Training

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Comandos de Salvamento realiza un rescate aereotransportado.
Fuerza Aérea Salvadoreña y Comandos de Salvamento coordinan para operaciones de rescate.
La capacidad de Comandos de Salvamento ha sido bien aceptada por la Fuerza Aérea.

Colors and children’s happy faces started the student parade that entered the Jorge “Mágico” González stadium that started the 196 year of Salvadoran independence.  CDS offeres security throughout the stadium and had ambulances on scene.

Comandos and the FAS, Salvadoran Airforce, again collaborated on a simulated rescue mission within the stadium grounds.

Comandos. The First to Respond!

 

Modern dance groups opened the show.
More than 100 Comando volunteers participated in the event.

 

 

 

 

 

Desfile Militar.

Mass Disaster Fire Simulated Excercise

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Members of CDS SAR team coordinates with the on scene simulation director.

Comandos de Salvamento SAR team participated in a rescue and evacuation exercise on floor 8 of the main government building down town.

The simulated exercises started with employees leaving the building to secure and safe designated areas while helping geriatric visitors. SAR workers arrived minutes after to assist. Bomberos, CDS, Red Cross and Green Cross also collaborated in the exercise in order to be more prepared when large building fire happens like the one earlier this year at Tres Torres Government buildings.

 

Socorristas de Comandos de Salvamento fueron parte de las instituciones de primera respuesta ante el siniestro.
Comandos de Salvamento cuenta con personal altamente capacitado para este tipo de sucesos.
Ambulancias clase A fueron las primeras en llegar al lugar del incendio.
Una empleada de Gobernación sufrió un verdadero colapso.
Empleados del Ministerio de Gobernación evacuaron ordenadamente las instalaciones.
El Ministro de Gobernación, Arístides Valencia participó en el ejercicio.
Médico de Gobernación brinda informe de la paciente que sufrió el colapso durante el simulacro.
Cuerpo de Bomberos atendieron con prontitud la emergencia.
Voluntarias de Comandos de Salvamento demostraron su valentía.
Pacientes fueron llevados a lugares seguros durante simulacro.
Cuerpo de Bomberos atendió como una emergencia real.
Simulacro fue un éxito.