HGSS helping new mother

HGSS: Unsuspecting Tourist Gives Birth While Hiking Paklenica National Park

Katarina Anđelković

July 31, 2023 – A 22-year-old foreign woman who did not know she was pregnant gave birth to a girl ...

Woman Gives Birth in Croatian National Park, Assisted by Croatian National Rescue Service

Paul Bradbury

July 30, 2023 – The diverse summer of the Croatian Mountain Rescue Service continues with an unusual intervention in Paklenica ...

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Croatian Emergency Services On Land, At Sea, And Up Mountains

Lauren Simmonds

Forget your 999s and your 911s. 112 is the number you’ll need to memorise when it comes to the Croatian ...


Croatian Mountain Rescue Service Rescues Goat from Sheer Vis Cliffs

Lauren Simmonds

From tourists attempting to climb Biokovo in Lidl flip-flops without any water on them during hot August afternoons to people ...

Photo: Mario Romulić

HGSS Gives Important Advice to Hikers Ahead of the Season

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The Croatian Mountain Rescue Service (HGSS) appeals to all mountaineers and people who come to Velebit and the mountain in ...

Photo: Ivo Cagalj/PIXSELL

HGSS Rescue Helicopters On Standby as of 1 May

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HGSS noted that this is the first time its rescue helicopters were put on alert so early in the year ...

Damir Trut: Unit for Maritime, Underwater and Cave Rescues Established

Lauren Simmonds

As Morski writes, Croatia has a very long coast and is one of the most indented countries in the whole ...


Croatian Mountain Rescue Service Turns 72: ‘We Only Have One Wish’

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‘For 72 years now, a call to any member of the Croatian Mountain Rescue Service (HGSS) has been a call ...

Dog Protects Injured Mountaineer on Velebit’s Vaganski Vrh, HGSS Saves the Day

Daniela Rogulj

Fortunately, two friends were with the injured mountaineer, who immediately called for help and were in contact with the rescuers ...

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Missing Person Peruća Lake: Body Found After Four Day Search

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The four-day search for the 24-year-old Dominik Branimir Bilobrk sadly ended with the worst outcome possible. As TV network RTL ...

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