Modules

B-FAST can send experts, as well as equipment to a country. An array of intervention modules are ready to deployed at any given time. Furthermore, one standard module is dedicated to general support in addition to the specific modules outlined below.

The available means of the Belgian civil protection services allow B-FAST to intervene also in case of extensive flood disasters abroad. The staff has received a specific training for that ...

B-FAST’s field hospital module is also well-known to the wider public. Every Belgian will remember the images of the devastating earthquake in Haiti in January 2010, and how Belgian doctors and ...

Water treatment is a rather technical and less well-known module of B-FAST. Generally, it is used in addition to other generic modules (e.g. USAR, field hospital) of a B-FAST operation abroad. The ...

In order to increase the response capacity of the EU , B-FAST decided to develop an Emergency Temporary Shelter module. B-FAST has 3 x 200 ETS tents (27.5 m²) and 24 tents of 45 m²:• A 27.5m² ...

A USAR module (Urban Search and Rescue) is made up of about 30 people and is globally deployed to find and free persons trapped inside  the wreckage of buildings – in case of earthquakes, explosions and so on.