I, the Attendee, desire to participate with Crisis Response International and engage in the activities related to this event.
I understand that the activities may include, but are not limited to: transportation in commercial, private or CRI-owned vehicles; participating in various types of activities using a variety of modalities. I hereby freely and voluntarily, without duress, execute the Release under the following terms:
1. Waiver and Release.
I, the Participant, release and forever discharge and hold harmless Crisis Response International from any claim or liability that I, the participant, may have against Crisis Response International with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death or property damage that may result from my participation in an event, training and/or disaster relief operation. I also understand that Crisis Response International does not assume any responsibility or obligation to provide financial or other assistance, including, but not limited to medical, health, or disability insurance, in the event of injury, illness, death or property damage (see insurance requirements below).
Crisis Response International does not carry or maintain, and expressly disclaims responsibility for providing any health, medical or disability insurance coverage for the Participant. EACH PARTICIPANT IS EXPECTED AND ENCOURAGED TO CARRY PERSONAL LIABILITY OR HEALTH INSURANCE PRIOR TO REGISTERING AS A CRISIS RESPONSE INTERNATIONAL DISASTER TRAINEE/WORKER.
3. Medical Treatment.
Except as otherwise agreed to by Crisis Response International in writing, I hereby release and forever discharge Crisis Response International from any claim whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first-aid treatment or other medical services rendered in connection with an emergency during my time with Crisis Response International.
4. Assumption of Risk.
I understand that my time with Crisis Response International may include activities that may be hazardous to me, including, but not limited to, simulation activities, physical activities that pertain to training, cooking and food preparation activities, loading and unloading of heavy equipment and materials, transportation to and from the training/disaster sites, working in locations damaged by the effects of a disaster and any other training related activities. I recognize and understand that my time with Crisis Response International may, in some situations, involve inherently dangerous activities. I hereby expressly and specifically assume the risk of injury or harm in these activities and release Crisis Response International from all liability for injury, illness, death or property damages resulting from the activities of my time with Crisis Response International.
5. Photographic Release.
I grant and convey unto Crisis Response International all rights, title and interest in any and all photographic images and video or audio recordings made by Crisis Response International during my time with/work for Crisis Response International, including, but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds or other benefits derived from such photographs or recordings.
I understand that it is my desire to further the work of Crisis Response International by participating in training and performing services as a Volunteer, specifically as a Volunteer in Emergency Disaster Services. I undertake to perform said services as a Volunteer without compensation and that, in performing said services, I acknowledge that I am not acting as an employee of Crisis Response International.
I, the undersigned, agree to the terms above.