Tag: BCSARA

The Anatomy of a Search and Rescue Call Out in BC

SAR Managers frequently dispatch a small initial strike-team to respond rapidly via helicopter, which resolves most responses within a short period of time. This rapid-deployment unit will include an avalanche technician, a…

Scam Warning – BC Search and Rescue Does Not Solicit Donations by Phone

BCSARA recommends that anyone who is contacted by an organization seeking funding for Search and Rescue question the caller as to the organization’s name and charity registration number. Should a member of…

Province of BC contributes $5 million to Search and Rescue

The Province of BC has announced a one-time $5 million contribution for the 80 recognized ground Search and Rescue (SAR) groups across the province