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National Resource Typing Glossary of Terms and Definitions
October 2004
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NIMS
Resource Typing Glossary

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U

Urban Search and Rescue (US&R)
US&R involves the location, rescue (extrication), and initial medical stabilization of victims trapped in con­fined spaces. ourmeds.org

Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force (US&R Team)
Federal asset that conducts physical search and rescue in collapsed buildings; provides emergency med­ical care to trapped victims; assesses and controls gas, electrical services, and hazardous materials (HazMat); and evaluates and stabilizes damaged structures.  See Annex A:  Federal Response Teams for more detailed information on this Federal Resource.

 

NIMS
Resource Typing Glossary

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Annex A

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