In this new Training Minutes video, Walt Lewis discusses the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, a.k.a. drones) in urban search and rescue (USAR) operations.

Since the 1990s, when the Federal Emergency Management Agency organized the first urban search and rescue teams, the teams have responded to countless disasters. Here's a look back written by the late Deputy Chief Ray Downey, whom many consider to be the concept's "founding father." GLENN CORBETT
Technical Rescue

Basic Navigation for Search and Rescue and Survival and Essential Knots for Search and Rescue and Survival are valuable references for search and rescue technicians, campers, hikers, outdoor professionals, and sports enthusiasts.