INSARAG is a global network of more than 90 countries and organizations 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”

ICMS Course

Thanks to the Mentor and the National Directorate General for Disaster Management, MoI, Hungary
Department for International Relations


Thanks to all actors, see you in 2025


HNPW 2024 is on. We had a very busy first day


Arjan Stam

INSARAG participating in the official opening of the Epeisses disaster training village in Canton Geneva this weekend.

UCC April 2024

Day 2 UCC course Istanbul. Today is the practical day RDC /UCC

UCC-Course Istanbul Day 1

UCC-Course in TĂĽrkiye 20024. 29 participance from the AEME region coming together in Istanbul for a training on USAR coordination. Thanks to the Host AFAD


International: 87
Brazilian: 147

Total = 234 from 39 nations.

INSARAG Working Group

Day three of the INSARAG Working Group meeting the WG will put there recommendation for the upcoming Team Leaders meeting. The WG group work hard to reflected on the AAR report points related to there specific WG. The Chairs looking forward to discus that during the next three days together with the team leaders

Day 2

WG Meeting 2024

First Day of the INSRARAG Working Group Meeting in Brasil. Each of the 7 WG get 6 points out of the AAR Report to Work on. Finaly it will be presetet to the TL meeting next week


INSARAG Secretariat and Russian Federation’s EMERCOM Conduct First Assessment Mission in Iran, as Part of International Classification Process

INSARAG First Responder Training

INSARAG First Responder Training Iraq

Please also check our new Tab AAR TĂĽrkiye & Syria

UCC Course Doha 2024

A word from our INSARAG Global Chairman

In light of the unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic that affects all of us, the INSARAG network will have to jointly adopt a high degree of flexibility in order to adapt to this evolutive situation. Implementing a flexible approach in facing modern humanitarian crises, as discussed during the INSARAG 2020 Steering Group meeting, would enable the network to continue providing high quality assistance in emergency preparedness and response, to the people we serve.

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Ambassador Manuel Bessler

INSARAG Chairman