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SEARCH & RESCUE


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MOUNTAIN SEARCH & RESCUE VOLUNTEER


The Search & Rescue volunteer’s team is on call, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to recover climbers from precipitous crags, reunite lost walkers with their pals and ensure injured and sick casualties are safely delivered into vital hospital care.
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Be a Rescue Volunteer


The Search & Rescue volunteer’s team is on call, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to recover climbers.
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Do You Carry A First Aid Kit?


Do You Carry A First Aid Kit In The Mountains And Do You Know How To Use It?
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Mountain Rescue Instructor Training Handbook

Mountain Rescue Instructor Training Handbook


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Search And Rescue Volunteers Offer Critically Important Backcountry Service


Every year in the Cyprus mountains adventurers find some kind of trouble. Some get hurt while others wander a little bit too far off the beaten path and get lost. Some are properly prepared. Many are not.
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UIAA / MOUNTAIN MEDICINE / ADVICE AND RECOMMENDATIONS



The UIAA Medical Commission produces comprehensive recommendation papers, translated into several languages, which act as a valuable resource for climbers and medical staff alike. An emphasis is put on health problems that only occur at high altitude. Among the issues included are acute mountain sickness, nutrition, water disinfection and drug use and misuse in mountaineering.


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SAFETY LABEL


Developed by mountaineers and climbers for the global mountaineering and climbing community.


Throughout its history, mountain safety has been at the forefront of the UIAA’s activities. The UIAA Safety Label, and associated safety standards, have been in operation since the 1960s. The UIAA develops international standards for climbing and mountaineering equipment and currently accredits over 2,000 safety labels to more than 70 manufacturers around the world.

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UIAA / SAFETY RESOURCES FOR CLIMBERS AND MOUNTAINEERS


Safety resources for climbers and mountaineers


Throughout its history, mountain safety has been at the forefront of the UIAA’s activities. Today it is one of the three core pillars of the federation. The UIAA Safety Label, and associated safety standards, have been in operation since the 1960s.

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Do You Carry A First Aid Kit In The Mountains And Do You Know How To Use It?

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Latest Search & Rescue News


April 23, 2020

Mountain Accident Questionnaire

The UIAA Mountaineering Commission has approved a proposal to develop a standardized, international system of collecting and analyzing accidents to better identify areas where safety and […]
September 19, 2019

Search And Rescue Volunteers Offer Critically Important Backcountry Service

Every year in the Cyprus mountains adventurers find some kind of trouble. Some get hurt while others wander a little bit too far off the beaten […]
September 19, 2019

Things to consider before you join an Mountain Rescue Team

How much time can you commit? Being a team member is a fairly demanding role, even in a less busy team like mine in the Mid […]
May 14, 2019

Mountain Rescue Instructors

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