HELPFUL LINKS

AGENCIES: FEDERAL

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (Sign-up for on-line ICS and NIMS courses)
National Association for Search & Rescue (NASAR) (See the bigger picture of SAR)
Department of Homeland Security
 

AGENCIES: STATE

Search engine for the Revised Code of Washington and Washington Administrative Code
2006 Washington State Search and Rescue Conference (It just gets better each year!)
Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 118.04.120 (Learn state regulations we must meet)
Division of Emergency Management (Download needed state forms)
SARVAC - Washington Search and Rescue Volunteer Advisory Council.
 

AGENCIES: COUNTY

Whatcom County Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) (See how radio communications folk interact with other search and rescue in the community.)
Whatcom County SAR Council Website
Whatcom County Sheriff's Department
Whatcom County Department of Emergency Management
 

EDUCATIONAL LINKS

Canine Aided Emergency Search and Rescue (CAESAR) (Several instructional files and downloads...)
RiverPeople
Search and Rescue Research and Publications
University of Tennessee's Forensic Anthropology Center (That famous "Body Farm...")
 

NAVIGATION AND MAPPING INFORMATION

Navigation with Map and Compass
Map Tools (Even if you don't use the tools, many good ideas abound)
 

SAFETY/SURVIVAL INFORMATION

Avalanche.org
The Avalanche Center (Good source of information and history of year's slides)
Search and Rescue British Columbia - resources about hypothermia
 


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