Virginia Task Force 2, headquartered in Virginia Beach, is one of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s 28 Urban Search and Rescue … dogs each sniffed out the person hidden among the rubble. Both training and finding victims in real disaster … Link.
The dogs prepare for situations like their most recent deployment to hurricane victims in Puerto Rico. “My first disaster was the Oklahoma … said Lisa Berry of the FEMA Urban Search and Rescue. To be ready to respond, the K-9 unit volunteers to meet … Link.
How far is a police officer supposed to be from his dog when he sends his dog after a criminal? Also is the k9 dog supposed to have on a vest while tracking a criminal? Link.
National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has trained 11 dogs in aerial transport experience and ‘heli … This requires specialised urban search and rescue tasks where they have to shift through rubble mounds and look for people trapped beneath it. Link.
In a first, the Maharashtra National Disaster Response Force (NDRF … personnel in rescuing people trapped under debris. For this, the dogs were given specialised urban search and rescue tasks, where they had to sift through mounds of rubble to look … Link.
ILLINOIS (WCIA) – Dogs are commonly referred to as a “man’s best friend,” but given the right training, some dogs can save lives. An organization called “Disaster Dogs of Illinois … Sheriff’s Office has one EOD K9 assigned to Court Security and three … Link.
“This is lifesaving technology. It’s just like how we find dogs to find people in a disaster for search and rescue. It’s very important work and dogs are capable of doing this and [are] recognized for that ability.” Ferguson’s six hounds and beagles … Link.
Numerous teams participated in the search Monday, including Northeast Search and Rescue and STRIKE K-9 Search and Rescue. Three dogs trained in picking up scents from people were taken onto the lake to try to identify a possible location for Lutz. Link.
Local officials said the death toll would rise as search and rescue teams reached remote … Across the area, rescue workers and special teams using sniffer dogs and heat sensors searched wreckage. Blocked roads made it hard for rescue workers to reach … Link.
Firefighters from Tehran joined other rescuers in the desperate search, using dogs to inspect the rubble … warning that the low-quality construction could lead to a disaster. “Before its 10-year anniversary, Mehr buildings have turned into coffins … Link.