Member Spotlight: Staffordshire Emergency Services Humanitarian Aid Association (SESHAA)
Staffordshire Emergency Services Humanitarian Aid Association (SESHAA) is a founding member of FIRE AID with experience of delivering humanitarian aid since 1995.
Staffordshire Emergency Services Humanitarian Aid Association (SESHAA) is a founding member of FIRE AID with experience of delivering humanitarian aid since 1995 to emergency services in Albania, Bosnia, Bangladesh, Croatia, Jamaica, Malawi, Macedonia, Poland, Uganda, Tajikistan and Russia among other countries.
Their activity began over 20 years ago in Volgograd Russia in the March of 1995 with a fact-finding mission to assess the needs of the Volgograd Fire Service. Since then, SESHAA has donated vast quantities of UK fire and rescue and medical aid across the globe to aid firefighters and other emergency services personnel.
The SESHAA team in Macedonia in 2010
Several communities in Africa have received donations from SESHAA including large scale donations to Malawi and Kenya over several years including training in Breathing Apparatus, Road Traffic Collision and Trauma.
SESHAA Training in Kenya, 2013
Most recently, SESHAA representatives have been involved in FIRE AID’s project in Tajikistan with the Eastern Alliance for Safe and Sustainable Transport (EASST) delivering firefighting PPE and medical equipment to fire and ambulance services in the capital Dushanbe and to the main fire station in the town of Khorog in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region in cooperation with FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance. Read More
Familiarisation training for firefighters in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region
Further information about the great work of SESHAA can be found on their webpage hosted by Staffordshire FRS: www.staffordshirefire.gov.uk/SESHAA.asp