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”

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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INSARAG Steering Group (ISG) 2019

In the margins of Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week from 4th to 8th February 2019, the INSARAG Steering Group (ISG) Closed Meeting was...

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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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INSARAG Earthquake Rresponse Exercise in Armenia 5-7 December 2018 INSARAG Earthquake Response Exercise in Armenia 5-7 December 2018
  • INSARAG Africa -Middle East (AEME) Regional Earthquake Response Exercise (ERE) took place from 5 to 7 December 2018  in...
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