Search and rescue
SUDDEN ONSET Search and rescue, often known by the acronym SAR,
is the process of identifying the location of disaster victims that may be
trapped or isolated and bringing them to safety and medical attention.
In the aftermath of tropical storms and floods. SAR usually
includes locating stranded flood victims, who may be threatened by rising water,
and either bringing them to safety or providing them with food and first aid
until they can be evacuated or returned to their homes.
In the aftermath of earthquakes, SAR normally focuses on
locating people who are trapped and injured in collapsed