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  1. FEMA Urban Search & Rescue Operations

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Jun 2013

    Department of Homeland Security played a lead federal role in the immediate emergency response to Hurricane Sandy, providing urban search and rescue (US&R) and humanitarian support to state and local governments and the people most acutely affected by this

  2. U.S. House Passes Measure to Restore Funding for Elite Urban Search & Rescue Teams

    Online Articles

    Sun, 9 Jun 2013

    restore $7.7 million in federal funding for the 28 federal Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) teams, including Virginia Task Force ..... specialized teams is a wise investment," Connolly said. " Urban search and rescue teams play a crucial role in recovery efforts

  1. GUARDIAN Mobile Disaster Simulator Trains Rhode Island Urban Search and Rescue

    Online Articles

    Thu, 26 Jul 2012

    Protection Equipment Specialists, Inc. (PPES), Rhode Island Urban Search and Rescue will be able to continually hone their vital life ..... referred to as being "as real as it gets." Rhode Island Urban Search and Rescue ordered the GUARDIAN to include a railcar tanker

  2. FEMA URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Oct 2002

    Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Urban Search and Rescue National Response System ..... rebuilding and reestablishing NYC's FEMA Urban Search and Rescue TF. New York's TF1 lost ..... their local departments and the National Urban Search and Rescue Response System more effective

  3. FEMA Deputy Administrator Serino Addresses National Urban Search And Rescue Teams

    Online Articles

    Tue, 15 Jun 2010

    addressed first responders from around the country at a National Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Response System working group meeting ..... response efforts for hurricanes and other emergencies. " Urban Search and Rescue teams are an excellent example of the federal

  4. URBAN SEARCH & RESCUE OPERATIONS IN MISSISSIPPI

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 May 2006

    landfall at 6 a.m. on August 29), FEMA Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) “White” IST ..... essentially maintaining a mobile command for urban search and rescue operations in Mississippi ..... and international response. He is an urban search and rescue specialist on the “Red

  5. THE PENTAGON ATTACK ON 9-11: VA TF-1 URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE RESPONSE

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Nov 2002

    and you have an introduction to the Urban Search and Rescue response to the Pentagon ..... Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) teams from Fairfax ..... Force 1 (VA TF-1), FEMA/OFDA Urban Search and Rescue team; the training coordinator

  6. Medical Aspects of Urban Search and Rescue

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 1 Nov 1995

    Medical Aspects of Urban Search and Rescue BY JOSEPH A. BARBERA ..... triggered the largest organized federal urban search and rescue effort in U.S. history ..... medical personnel.3,4,5 The FEMA Urban Search and Rescue System has developed the

  7. Firefighter Technology Roundup: USAR Locator and More

    Online Articles

    Wed, 9 Jul 2014

    according to the American Chemical Society. Locator for Urban Search and Rescue Operations The June feature of Science Elements ..... doing on a project called "Second Generation Locator for Urban Search and Rescue Operations." It includes an automated network

  8. RAE Systems MultiRAE Pro Portable Multi-Threat Monitor Adopted by U.S. Government Agencies

    Online Articles

    Fri, 22 Mar 2013

    Response Team and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Urban Search and Rescue Task Force. The MultiRAE Pro was selected as ..... Management Agency has also adopted the MultiRAE Pro monitor to its Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) equipment cache list because of its