Led by Major Seloterio Euan Izmal, the 17-member team comprises officers from SCDF’s elite Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (DART) and fire and rescue specialists. They will be supported by two operations officers, a paramedic and a technical support officer.
The SCDF contingent will focus on search and rescue operations in Attapeu Province. To support the contingent’s operations, SCDF will deploy utility vehicles, a 6-seater inflatable dinghy and specialised search and rescue tools.
The SCDF contingent was sent off by Ms Sun Xueling, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of National Development.