INSARAG is a global network of more than 90 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”

USAR Coordination Train-the-Trainer course in the Asia-Pacific Region, New Zealand

The UCC course for Asia Pacific Region is taking place from 20 to 24 in Roturua, NZ with 25 participants from 6 countries (NZ, Australia, Italy,...

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INSARAG meetings with Chinese, Malaysian and Turkish delegations

 

Within the margins of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, which took place from 13 to 17 May in Geneva, the INSARAG...

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AEME exercise_Recce Mission, Azerbaijan, 29 April-3 May 2019

A RECCE mission took place on 29 April to 3 May 2019 in Baku,  Azerbaijan to prepare the upcoming EXE in November 2019.

A...

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First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis (FAC) 2019

Are you interested in learning how to safeguard cultural heritage in times of crisis? First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis...

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INSARAG Field Exercises of the China 1 and China 2 International USAR Teams

At the invitation of the Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM) China, the INSARAG Secretariat from RPS and ROAP Colleagues, Ms Kristen Knuston...

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IER Heavy 7e French Battalion of Civil Protection (FRA3)

Last week the French 03 HUSAR team confirmed its membership in the INSARAG network, after having successfully completed the INSARAG External...

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Swiss Exercise, Epeisses, Switzerland

At the Invitation of Switzerland, the INSARAG Secretariat team observed the full deployment and operational readiness of the SDC Heavy USAR Team...

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IER Heavy 1st French Battalion of Civil Protection (FRA 2)

The INSARAG Secretariat congratulates the French team HUSAR FRA2 _ UIICS 1 (1st Batallion) for its successful reclassification as Heavy team....

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IER Heavy - United Arab Emirates USAR Team (UAE-1)

The IER UAE-1 fo the United Arab Emirates USAR Team has successfully undergone an intensive field exercise as per the External Classification of...

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INSARAG in Portugal

At the invitation of the WHO EMT Secretariat, the INSARAG Secretariat in RPS is this week participating in the EMT verification exercise of the...

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Americas Region UC TOT Course, 25 February_1st March 2019

The Americas Region UC TOT Course, hosted by the LA County Fire Department (USA-2) takes place from 25 February to 1st March...

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Structural engineer course 2019

THW Germany and the Italian Civil protection are hosting the third USAR Structural Engineering Course in Poggioreale, Sicily from May 12th...

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New checklist version 2019

Following the INSARAG Steering Group(ISG) Meeting 2019 in February, INSARAG teams undergoing the IEC/R from February 2019 will have to...

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IER-HEAVY The Netherlands (USAR.NL)

The second IER USAR.NL of The Netherlands Heavy Team has successfully undergone an intensive field exercise as per the External Classification...

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