The INSARAG Training Working Group (TWG) was established with a mandate to focus on the development of training standards and content for the INSARAG community. The TWG takes its direction from the INSARAG Secretariat which, in turn, follows direction given by the INSARAG Steering Committee. The group meets two to three times a year. The reports of this working group's meetings can be found below.  

Chair of TWG, Mr. Dewey Perks

  

 Name  Country Organisation  Region   Position   Email
Dewey Perks USA USAID Americas Chair dperks@ofda.gov, dperks@usaid.gov
Russell Turner Australia   Asia-Pacific Member russell.turner@fire.nsw.gov.au
David Sochor Switzerland   AEME Member/GRG david.sochor@eda.admin.ch
Olga Proshina Russia Fed. EMERCOM AEME Member ralex17@yandex.ru
Sean Moore United Kingdom ISAR AEME Member smoore@fireresilience.org.uk
Jacob Bolwinkel Denmark DEMA AEME Member jeb@brs.dk
Tsukasa Katsube Japan JICA Asia-Pacific Member Katsube.tsukasa.3@jica.go.jp
Peter Goxharaj Germany THW AEME Member peter.goxharaj@thw.de
IRO Rep   IRO      As nominated by IRO

 

2013

FIRST MEETING, MARCH 2013 IN LUZERN, SWITZERLAND

SECOND MEETING, JUNE 2013 IN BERN, SWITZERLAND

THIRD MEETING, SEPTEMBER 2013 IN THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS

2012

FIRST MEETING,17-25 MARCH 2012 IN BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA
INSARAG Website
INSARAG Document Management Procedure
Guidelines Division ISG and OPS
INSARAG Governance PP v0.1
INSARAG OPS Trng Performance & Equip Standard April 2012_V2
INSARAG Advisory Organisation Advisory Process v1.0
Outcomes from TLs Governance Workshop V1.0
USAR Team Description TL Meeting Australia 2012 v2

SECOND MEETING, 4-10 NOVEMBER 2012, LOS ANGELES, USA
The meeting was hosted by the LA County USAR Section (USA 2) and was
conducted in Los Angeles, USA, from the 4th – 10th November 2012. Please find attached the Chairman Summary .

2011

FIRST MEETING, 30 MARCH-03 APRIL 2011, COSTA RICA
The first meeting of the INSARAG TWG in 2011 took place from 30 March–03 April 2011 in Costa Rica back to back with the INSARAG Team Leaders Meeting. Below is the Chairman Summary of this meeting. Please note that the outcomes of this working group are not official INSARAG documents until they are endorsed by the INSARAG Steering Group.
Chairman Summary 

SECOND MEETING, 9-15 OCTOBER 2011, UAE
The second and last meeting of the INSARAG TWG in 2011 took place from 9-15 October 2011 in UAE.

2010

FIRST MEETING, 25-29 JANUARY 2010, SINGAPORE
The first meeting of the INSARAG TWG in 2010 took place from 25-29 January 2010 in Singapore. Below is the Executive Summary and outcomes of this meeting. Please note that the outcomes of this working group are not official INSARAG documents until they are endorsed by the INSARAG Steering Group.

Agenda and Executive Summary
Establishing National USAR Capacity
Minimum Operational Levels for Light USAR Teams
Minimum Operational Levels for Medium and Heavy USAR Teams

SECOND MEETING, 13-17 DECEMBER 2010, GERMANY
The second and last meeting of the INSARAG TWG in 2010 took place from 13-17 December 2010 in Germany. Below is the Chairman Summary and outcomes of this meeting. Please note that the outcomes of this working group are not official INSARAG documents until they are endorsed by the INSARAG Steering Group