Why Search and Rescue?

Being lost or in need of rescue is a terrifying experience.   It can also lead to a slow and horrible death.  The United...

Tsunami

United States Search and Rescue Task Force Tsunami, also known as seismic sea waves, are caused by sudden changes in the seafloor, generally earthquakes and...

Chief & Senior Officers

Steven L. Labov, MEMS, CISM, MSO, CERT-3, TAPI Chief of Department William R. Ludwig, III, CERT-3, TAPI Assistant Chief Stephanie C. Mangigian, RN, CISM Captain Medical Disaster Operations Unit Commander Robert E. McKenna, CERT-3,...

Critical Incident Stress Management Training

The Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training is sponsored throughout the year by the U.S. SAR Task Force at various locations in Pennsylvania, New...

Wind Chill Chart

United States Search and Rescue Task Force Wind Chill Index   Environmental Temperature °F Calm 40° 35° 30° 25° 20° 15° 10° 5° 0° –5° Wind Speed Apparent Temperature °F 5 MPH 35° 30° 25° 20° 15° 10° 5° 0° –5° –10   10 MPH 30° 20° 15° 10° 5° 0° –10° –15° –20° –25° 15 MPH 25° 15° 10° 0° –5° –10° –20° –25° –30° –40° 20 MPH 20° 10° 5° 0° –10° –15° –25° –30° –35° –45° 25 MPH 15° 10° 0° –5° –15° –20° –30° –35° –45° –50° 30 MPH 10° 5° 0° –10° –20° –25° –30° –40° –50° –55° 35...

Medical Information

United States Search and Rescue Task Force Abington Memorial Hospital American Council for Headache Education American Medical Association Centers For Disease Control and Prevention Doctors Guide to the Internet Harvard...

The U.S. SAR Task Force

The U.S. SAR Task Force Mission Statement Dedication - Perseverance - Service   -    “Working Together, So Others May Live” The United States Search and Rescue...

Hypothermia and Cold Weather Injuries

United States Search and Rescue Task Force How We Lose Heat to the Environment Radiation - loss of heat to the environment due to the...

Cold  Water  Survival

Cold Water What is it?  It is difficult even for an expert to define.  It is estimated to be around and under the temperature of...

Search and Rescue and Related Information

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