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”

INSARAG Training Working Group(TWG)

The INSARAG Training Working Group (TWG) are meeting this week in Tinglev, Denmark to work on the taskings from the INSARAG Steering Group that...

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INSARAG Guidelines Review Group (GRG)

The INSARAG Guidelines Review Group (GRG) are meeting this week in Geneva, Switzerland, to discuss and formulate a plan of action for the review...

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Heads up Invitation - INSARAG Asia – Pacific Regional Earthquake Response Exercise (ERE) 2018 Philippines

On behalf of the Government of the Philippines and the Office of Civil Defense, the INSARAG Secretariat is pleased to invite your organization...

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New INSARAG Guidelines APP

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

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IER-AKUT Team Turkey

"The AKUT "Medium" team from Turkey has successfully undergone an intensive INSARAG field exercise and re-classified as a Medium team by the...

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INSARAG Steering Group (ISG) 2018 Chairman's Summary

On behalf of Ambassador Manuel Bessler, INSARAG Global Chairman, please find attached the ISG 2018 Chairman's Summary. I would like to...

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IEC-SNGRD Team Colombia

The Unitad Nacional para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres (SNGRD) "Medium" team from Colombia has successfully undergone an...

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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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NEW CHECKLIST 2018
Teams are taking IEC/R from 1 July 2018, will all be classified based on the checklist 2018