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”

Guidelines Review Group (GRG) 2018 - 2020 members and First Meeting in Geneva

On behalf of the INSARAG network, the Secretariat wishes to thank member states and agencies for your nomination of highly qualified and...

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INSARAG 2017 Report and Group Decision 2018

Dear INSARAG Network Members,

“The INSARAG Secretariat is pleased to share with everyone the INSARAG 2017 Report and Decisions...

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IER-FinnRescue Team Finland

The FinnRescue "Heavy" team from Finland has successfully undergone an intensive INSARAG field exercise and re-classified as a heavy team in...

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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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NEW CHECKLIST 2018
Teams are taking IEC/R from 1 July 2018, will all be classified based on the checklist 2018
New updates from the KoBo Working Group(KWG)
Documents and Forms