search and rescue mission


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Noun1.search and rescue mission - a rescue mission to search for survivors and to rescue them
deliverance, rescue, saving, delivery - recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
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'We received the award on behalf of those who participated in the search and rescue mission,(and) we thank Spain for the award,' he said.
ISLAMABAD/GILGIT -- Ground rescue teams want to perform one last search and rescue mission on Thursday before officially calling off efforts to find two mountaineers who went missing on Nanga Parbat on Feb 24.
First responders from the Kenya Red Cross and the National Disaster Management Unit are conducting a search and rescue mission.
Coast Guard Sector Guam and asked to assist with a search and rescue mission off the coast of Chuuk Island, Micronesia.
A SEARCH and rescue mission was launched after three walkers failed to return from a walk along the Whitby coastline.
A search and rescue mission and a battle on the beach are among the highlights of the 20th Sunderland International Airshow at Roker and Seaburn tomorrow and Sunday.
In his long career, he racked up more deployments than any other rescue swimmer in the history of the program; his final mission was to serve as part of the search and rescue mission to aid those victimized by the national disaster that was Hurricane Katrina.
A full-scale search and rescue mission was launched after the alarm was raised when the man failed to return from an expedition in Scapa Flow.
Brazil's military suspended the search and rescue mission as dusk set in the thick forested area and will resume Sunday morning.
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.
THE father of an Air Corps pilot killed with three colleagues on a search and rescue mission has called for a criminal investigation into the accident.
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