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France has seen a surge in interest in first aid training after the November 2015 Paris attacks. The Red Cross and other paramedic and humanitarian organisations have also seen an increase in applications to volunteer. RFI spends time with one of these groups, the Protection Civile, and finds out how they not only give aid to people: they also form bonds between people from vastly different backgrounds.
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Hollande to boost France’s successful civic service