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04
Dec

Antarctic Search and Rescue

Antarctic Search and Rescue became a sensitive diplomatic issue for the world’s superpowers, with the giant US icebreaker Polar Star dispatched to the area to assist the stricken Russian and Chinese vessels in 2013. The 52 scientists, tourists and journalists who sparked the rescue were yesterday on their way to the Casey base, leaving behind their

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06
Nov

Urban Search and Rescue USAR training

Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) is a specialist resource that assists victims who have been trapped or affected by a structural collapse. Urban search and rescue locate, provide medical assistance to and remove victims who have been trapped or affected by a structural collapse. There are a variety of emergencies/disasters that may cause a structural

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03
Nov

Children Rescue Dad Using App

A father has told the story of how his children saved his life after he lost control of his car. Evan Cobcroft and his two children, Lachlan and Jessika, had enjoyed a day out at a national park when he lost control of their car, causing it to roll over. While his two children, aged

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27
Oct

Contractor Announced for MH370 Underwater Search

Today Australia, Malaysia and China jointly announced that Australia has awarded a contract to Fugro Survey Pty Ltd (Fugro) to conduct a search of the southern Indian Ocean sea floor for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Fugro will use two vessels, equipped with towed deep water vehicles and carrying expert personnel, to undertake the search

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13
Oct

Search and Rescue increasing interoperability

Better integration is the key to more effective Search and Rescue operations. The Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference 2015 Gold Coast, Australia brings together leading Search and Rescue practitioners to discuss how we can move towards better integration between different Search and Rescue agencies. Tackling issues ranging from the latest requirements for air search and rescue

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04
Oct

Journal of Search and Rescue submissions and conference papers

The Journal of Search and Rescue is an electronic journal providing a forum for the publication of original research, reviews and commentaries which will consolidate and expand the theoretical and professional basis of the area. JSAR is interested in strategic, tactical, operational and technical matters, across all disciplines including: www.journalofsar.org Journal of Search and Rescue •

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29
Sep

Bush Search and Rescue in remote areas

Bush Search and Rescue will be addressed at the Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference at the Gold Coast http://sar.anzdmc.com.au   Search and Rescue in remote areas under difficult circumstances will be addressed at the conference. The 2014 snow season has been active year for searchers in the Victoria snowfields. Police Search and

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22
Sep

Journal of Search and Rescue (JSAR)

The Journal of Search and Rescue (JSAR) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal focusing on the subject of search and rescue, including, but not limited to, “rope rescue, water (flat, swift and marine), ice rescue, wilderness search and rescue, structural collapse rescue, trench collapse rescue, cave rescue, dive rescue, motor vehicle extrication, canine search, technical

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18
Sep

New Zealand Search and Rescue Council has recognized the U.S. Antarctic Program

The Australian and New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference will be held at Jupiters Gold Coast in 2015. Join us to hear the latest news and information on Search and Rescue. Please visit the website http://sar.anzdmc.com.au for more information. New Zealand Search and Rescue Council honours outstanding joint achievement of U.S. and New Zealand Antarctic

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17
Sep

Save the Date – 6 May 2015 Australian & New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference

Join us for the Australian & New Zealand Search and Rescue Conference being held on 6 May 2015 at Jupiters Gold Coast. The conference brings together leading search and rescue practitioners to discuss challenges of preparing, deploying and operating search and rescue. The aim of the conference is to facilitate sharing, knowledge and experience between

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