Americas Activities

2017 WORK PLAN 

In its face-to-face meeting on 10 February 2017, the Regional Chairmanship Group elaborated the Regional Workplan 2017 (English ,Spanish ), based on the inputs received by the Regional Group in its meeting in 2016. We encourage you to send your comments, contributions and reports on progress to the Chair and the Secretariat.

The Chairmanship Group hopes to count on the participation of all countries of the Regional Group to achieve the objectives of the region.

PRIORITIES 

INSARAG EXTERNAL SUPPORT AND RECOGNITION PROCESS FOR NATIONAL USAR TEAM ACCREDITATION PROCESSES

See the call for candidatures for Technical Support Group to be formed for the Americas region and the application form (EnglishSpanish). Deadline to submit candidature is 11 April 2017.

For further information, refer to this page

REGIONAL ASSESSMENT OF NATIONAL USAR TEAM CAPACITIES

In its annual meeting in November 2016, the Regional Group to note of the progess and decided to complete the second edition of the Regional Assessment of National USAR team capacities, initiated in 2016. A new deadline was established for countries to respond to the two questionnaires until 31 March 2017. The Regional Chair urges countries of the region to comply with this new deadline, see communication

1. Questionnaire to be completed by INSARAG focal points of each country 

2. Questionnaire to be completed by USAR teams of each country

Focal points are requested ensure that the questionnaires are completed and returned to Mr. William Tovar, from Colombia who is also at your disposal to provide support and advice on how to complete the questionnaires: william.tovar@gestiondelriesgo.gov.co, +57 31 0877 7025).

The questionnaires can be filled out in excel (see links above) or through the online link which can be requested by Mr. Tovar.  

2017 WORK PLAN 

In its face-to-face meeting on 10 February 2017, the Regional Chairmanship Group elaborated the Regional Workplan 2017 (English ,Spanish ), based on the inputs received by the Regional Group in its meeting in 2016. We encourage you to send your comments, contributions and reports on progress to the Chair and the Secretariat.

The Chairmanship Group hopes to count on the participation of all countries of the Regional Group to achieve the objectives of the region.

PRIORITIES 

INSARAG EXTERNAL SUPPORT AND RECOGNITION PROCESS FOR NATIONAL USAR TEAM ACCREDITATION PROCESSES

See the call for candidatures for Technical Support Group to be formed for the Americas region and the application form (EnglishSpanish). Deadline to submit candidature is 11 April 2017.

For further information, refer to this page

REGIONAL ASSESSMENT OF NATIONAL USAR TEAM CAPACITIES

In its annual meeting in November 2016, the Regional Group to note of the progess and decided to complete the second edition of the Regional Assessment of National USAR team capacities, initiated in 2016. A new deadline was established for countries to respond to the two questionnaires until 31 March 2017. The Regional Chair urges countries of the region to comply with this new deadline, see communication

1. Questionnaire to be completed by INSARAG focal points of each country 

2. Questionnaire to be completed by USAR teams of each country

Focal points are requested ensure that the questionnaires are completed and returned to Mr. William Tovar, from Colombia who is also at your disposal to provide support and advice on how to complete the questionnaires: william.tovar@gestiondelriesgo.gov.co, +57 31 0877 7025).

The questionnaires can be filled out in excel (see links above) or through the online link which can be requested by Mr. Tovar.