INSARAG is a global network of more than 80 countries and organisations under the United Nations umbrella. INSARAG deals with urban search and rescue (USAR) related issues, aiming to establish minimum international standards for USAR teams and methodology for international coordination in earthquake response based on the INSARAG Guidelines endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 57/150 of 2002, on “Strengthening the Effectiveness and Coordination of International Urban Search and Rescue Assistance”

IERR-SCDF Singapore Team

After a 36-hour exercise, the Singapore Civil Defence Force’s (SCDF) Operation Lionheart Contingent was re-certified as...

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INSARAG Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting 2018, Tokyo, Japan

The 2018 INSARAG Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting was held on 30 and 31 August in Tokyo, Japan to discuss INSARAG strategic and operational issues...

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IERR-AUS-1 DART Team Australia

The Australia 1 Disaster Assistance Response Team (AUS-1 DART) successfully completed their second IER from 20-23 August 2018. This IER was only...

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GUÍA SIMEX DE INSARAG

Por muchos años INSARAG ha organizado ejercicios en países alrededor del mundo, buscando fortalecer la capacidad de respuesta de...

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New checklist version July 2018

Following the INSARAG Steering Group(ISG) Meeting 2018 in February, INSARAG teams undergoing the IEC/R from 1st July 2018 will have to...

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Training course for USAR Structural Engineers in Poggioreale, Sicily, 21-26 October 2018.

On behalf of the Italian Civil Protection and the German Federal Agency for Technical Relief, you are invited to apply for the first training...

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INSARAG Africa – Europe - Middle East Regional Meeting

On behalf of the Government of France and the Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (Direction Générale de la...

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INSARAG Earthquake Response Exercise in the Asia Pacific - Clark, Philippines.

The biggest INSARAG Earthquake Response Exercise in the Asia Pacific since 2004 -Clark, Philippines – The 2018...

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New INSARAG Guidelines APP

The new APP INSARAG Guidelines is available now in the ...

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Sudden Onset & Humanitarian Response Mapping Course

In a disaster situation, making rapid sense of the avalanche of information is crucial to an effective response.

MapAction’s...

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Crisis Response Journal

The INSARAG Secretariat is a valued partner to the Crisis Response Journal and in recognition of this, the CRJ is offering 40% discount on a...

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