The Swiss government was pleased to host the INSARAG Earthquake Simulation Exercise 2022 (“SIMEX22”). The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), in cooperation with the Ministry of Defense, had hosted this event in Kriens, Switzerland, from June 20-24, 2022. The specific objective of “SIMEX22” was to train and practice INSARAG methods for disaster response, which provided a unique opportunity for national and international responders to participate in a realistic exercise where disaster victims had to fight for survival under rubble. 13 USAR Teams from 14 countries participated: Armenian, Australia, Austria, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, the Nederlands, Qatar, Spain, Turkey, UK, USA and Switzerland.