The UAE's Urban Search and Rescue
team responded to the disaster by dispatching one of Maximus's Ilyushin IL-76TD aircraft to Padang, shortly after the earthquake struck.
In a state the size of Alaska, landscapes are bigger and grander and emergency search and rescue
resources are stretched thin.
Members of the West Midlands Fire Service International Search and Rescue
(ISAR) team use it to train in urban search and rescue
techniques which are vital in the aftermath of earthquakes and other disaster situations.
In the foreword, Sheila Booth describes a change in the awareness of search and rescue
dogs after the tragic events on that day, and how in the mind of the public the dogs who were so much a part of the work at the World Trade Center incident became heroes.
Meisner Acrylic Casting created approximately 300 fiberglass dogs using live models of German Shepherds, which are the most common breed for search and rescue
Due to the Kobe earthquake, Oklahoma City bombing, and other disasters, the RoboCup community selected the search and rescue
mission as their second application domain, one with significant potential societal benefits.
Training for Search and Rescue
begins when the dogs are aged between 18 months and two years old, and takes two years to complete.
Now, however, rescuers in some areas, including Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Montana, New Hampshire, Utah and Wyoming, can turn to state funds that have been earmarked for search and rescue
While still in its infancy, forensic diving has made many contributions to law enforcement in search and rescue
g s gs The pair's new qualifications bring Search and Rescue
Dog Association Ireland North's (SARDA IN) team to six dogs covering four specialist areas.
An urban Search and Rescue
team also demonstrated the use of special equipment.