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    90 MEDICAL OFFICERS FROM 30 COUNTRIES GATHERED AT JUNGFRAU ON SATURDAY TO WATCH A DEMONSTRATION OF MOUNTAIN RESCUE METHODS.

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    90 MEDICAL OFFICERS FROM 30 COUNTRIES GATHERED AT JUNGFRAU ON SATURDAY TO WATCH A DEMONSTRATION OF MOUNTAIN RESCUE METHODS.THE MEDICAL OFFICERS ARE IN SWITZERLAND FOR THE CENTENARY CONGRESS OF THE INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS WHICH OPENED IN GENEVA A FEW DAYS AGO.

    SEVERAL TYPES OF RESCUE METHODS WERE DEMONSTRATED ON THE SNOW-COVERED, 11,400 FOOT GLACIER, JUNGFRAUJOCH, AND OTHER METHODS ON THE ROCK FACE AT THE EIGERGLETSCHER, 7,600 FOOT.

    AT GRINDLEWALD A RED CROSS FIELD HOSPITAL HAD BEEN SET UP, AND THE VISITING OBSERVERS WERE ABLE TO SEE A RED CROSS SURGICAL TEAM IN ACTION.

    (FOUNDED 100 YEARS AGO BY A YOUNG SWISS BUSINESSMAN, HENRI DUNANT, THE INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS NOW HAS OVER 157 MILLION MEMBERS IN 87 COUNTRIES.IT HAS AIDED THE WOUNDED IN COUNTRIES ALL OVER THE WORLD WHETHER INJURED ON NATURAL DISASTERS OR ARMED CONFLICTS, AND THE SYMBOL OF THE RED CROSS HAS BECOME RECOGNISED AS AN INTERNATIONAL SYMBOL OF NEUTRALITY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAMO1CYA0OCD2UXVW1BSYE85AV
    Media URN:
    VLVAMO1CYA0OCD2UXVW1BSYE85AV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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