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Programs that provide emergency rescue operations and/or lifesaving activities for people who are stranded, lost, accident victims or exposed to other life threatening dangers.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Chester County Department of Emergency ServicesChester County Department of Emergency Services assists in providing safety and security to Chester County citizens. Services provided include: - Emergency Call Receipt - Interim Assistance - Response Coordination - Responder Dispatch - Fire - Emergency Medical - Hazardous Materials - Rescue - Training Coordination - Administration - Disaster Response Planning - Coordination - Recovery - Mitigation - Hazardous materials - Emergency Response - Fire prevention and InvestigationChester*Main Site (Chester County Department of Emergency Services)Chester County Department of Emergency Services
City of Lancaster - Bureau of FireServices include: - Responsible for fire fighting and rescue within the City of Lancaster - Supervision of home inspection programs and investigation of hazardous conditions - Permits and inspections of buildings, equipment and systems (regulated by the National Fire Protection Association) - Residential smoke detector program for homeowners in the City of Lancaster LancasterCity of Lancaster - Bureau of FireCity of Lancaster - Department of Public Safety
Civil Air PatrolBenevolent Auxiliary of the US Air Force. Click here to find a local squadron Services include: Search and Rescue - Civil Air Patrol volunteers conduct more than 90% of all search and rescue missions assigned by the US Air Force saving an average of 150 lives each year. - Civil Air Patrol participates in Disaster Relief operations along with FEMA, PEMA, Red Cross, Coast Guard, local first responders and more. - Members receive training in wilderness survival, first aid, field transportation and communications. - Civil Air Patrol has the largest civilian single-engine aircraft fleet in the world. Cadet Program (age 12 through 20) - Cadets learn leadership, character development and aviation subjects. - Cadets participate in Search and Rescue training and missions. - Orientation flights are offered to each cadet. - National and international special activities include pilot (powered, glider and balloon) training, leadership schools and exchanges. - Qualifying cadets receive promotions on enlistment in the Air Force. Aerospace Education - STEM training kits for teachers. - State, Regional and National training and competition. - Speakers Bureau. LancasterCivil Air PatrolCivil Air Patrol
Lake Clarke Rescue, Inc.Lake Clarke rescue responds to anywhere it is called, including all of York and Lancaster counties. It is a 24 hour, emergency water rescue team consisting of all volunteers.YorkLake Clarke Rescue, Inc.Lake Clarke Rescue, Inc.
Middle Creek Search & RescueA team of state certified, trained volunteers providing search and rescue operations in the surrounding areas. Team members are trained in basic and advanced grid search techniques, managing search operations, map and compass skills, Skywarn (Severe Weather Spotters for the National Weather Service), crime scene awareness and interviewing methods. Works closely with other search & rescue operations. Monthly meetings and periodic training sessions are held at Durlach & Mt Airy Fire Station. Dispatched by 911.LancasterMiddle Creek Search & RescueMiddle Creek Search & Rescue
Northeast Search and RescueA volunteer organization offering specialist search-and-rescue skills to bring home the lost, missing, and injured. Fully trained in search-and-rescue, technical rescue, and disaster response.MonroeNortheast Search and RescueNortheast Search and Rescue
PERS UnitPush button that connects consumers to the right help in an emergency 24hrs a day. Can connect to emergency services or family.MifflinMJAAA ServicesMifflin Juniata Area Agency on Aging
Pocono Search and RescueVolunteers dedicated to providing 24 hour search and rescue assistance for lost persons, rescue, and recovery, water and ice resuce, high angle rope work (mountains, cliffs), and building collapse.MonroePocono Search and RescuePocono Search and Rescue
Project LifesaverProject Lifesaver helps provide rapid response to save lives and reduce the potential for serious injury for adults and children who wander due to Alzheimer's disease, Autism, Down Syndrome, dementia and other related disorders. People who are part of the program wear a personalized wristband that emits a tracking signal. If the person wanders off, the caregiver notifies the Project Lifesaver agency and a search and rescue team responds to the wanderer's area and starts searching with a mobile locator tracking system. Search times have been reduced from hours and days to just minutes LehighProject LifesaverProject Lifesaver International
Project Lifesaver InternationalProject Lifesaver International provides police, fire/rescue and other first responders with a comprehensive program including equipment and training to quickly locate and rescue “at risk” individuals with cognitive disorders who are at constant risk to the life threatening behavior of wandering including those with Alzheimer’s disease, Autism, and Down syndrome. Project Lifesaver has over 1,300 participating agencies throughout 47 states in the U.S., Canada, and Australia, and has performed 2,880 searches over the last 15 years with no serious injuries or fatalities ever reported. Project Lifesaver provides equipment, training, certification and support to law enforcement, public safety organizations and community groups throughout the country and nation. Project Lifesaver International provides in-depth training for law enforcement and other public safety agencies on the use of specialized electronic search and rescue equipment, technology and procedures, as well as teaching rescuers how to communicate with people afflicted with cognitive conditions, all of which are essential to the successful rescue of missing persons who wander or otherwise become lost. They certify search and rescue personnel and provide ongoing management to participating agencies. In addition, Project Lifesaver develops public outreach programs to educate others about the issue of wandering, and they constantly work toward developing public policy and effective law enforcement response to help save lives and “bring loved ones home.” Project Lifesaver InternationalProject Lifesaver International
Project Lifesaver TrainingProject Lifesaver International (PLI) was founded by public safety officers themselves to bring about a solution that facilitates not just the speedy return of wanderers to their families upon being found but the actual rapid location of the wanderers themselves — a strategy that greatly increases the chance that the wanderer will be found alive. Training for a new agency includes two days of on-site instruction for up to 15 people in your agency, provided by a State Coordinator (a law enforcement professional certified by PLI to train others) or by PLI’s own staff. PLI also provides one-day training for up to six officers to be trained as instructors and re-certify staff every two years. Each new agency will also receive training on Alzheimer’s and Autism, as well as other disorders, to help when responding to a missing client. An agency, usually the first in a state, which agrees to have certified instructors trained can then provide training for other agencies in their state and may then become the State Coordinator.Project Lifesaver InternationalProject Lifesaver International
Red Rose K-9 S.A.R. TeamA volunteer, non-profit organization serving the community by utilizing specially trained man-trailing Bloodhounds to locate lost or missing persons. The Red Rose K-9 SAR Team is an affiliated member Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (911) to respond within a multi-county area. -Hug-A-Tree is a Basic Survival Program for kids, by appointment.LancasterRed Rose K-9 S.A.R. TeamRed Rose K-9 S.A.R. Team
U.S. SARR CorpsProvides search, rescue and recovery response (SARR) for humanitarian effort and the welfare of the public at large. Provides resolution for families and communities who have experienced an unaccounted for or missing person event, whether it is an individual gone missing or many who are unaccounted for due to a natural or human caused disaster.BeaverU.S. SARR CorpsU.S. SARR Corps
York County 911York County Department of Emergency Services, 911 communications, is committed to excellence in public safety. We are committed to providing professional, efficient and reliable service, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year between the public and York County's Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services. Emergency fire, police, and ambulance dispatch for all of York County residents. Call to report suspicious activity needing and immediate response such as suspicious packages, persons engaged in suspicious activity near critical infrastructure, key assets, transportation, etc. YorkYork County Emergency Services DepartmentEmergency Services, York County Government
York County Emergency Services Department - Special Needs RegistryThe York County Special Needs Registry is a free, confidential, and voluntary program offered by the Office of Emergency Management to aide local municipalities in identifying those residents in their communities who may need additional assistance during an emergency or disaster, as required by state law. This includes, but is not limited to, individuals: •with mobility difficulties •with intellectual or developmental disabilities •with sight or hearing impairments •with special medical equipment •without a reliable or consistent form of transportation •without access to emergency information via TV, radio, internet Any information provided is collected into a spreadsheet and then forwarded on to municipal Emergency Management Agencies to assist in emergency planning and response efforts. The Registry can be used for more than just evacuation purposes -- the information it provides is also helpful in any emergency situation (fire, chemical spill, police incident, etc). All information is secure and confidential. Please fill out the form below to register yourself, a family member, or client. A document is also available if you’d rather print out and mail a form to us. You can also find information on emergency planning for children with special needs here. Please use the following links for printable forms: https://yorkcountypa.gov/images/pdf/emergency-management/SNR-Form-Oct-2018.pdf Here is additional information to consider when preparing: https://yorkcountypa.gov/images/pdf/emergency-management/Flyer-on-EP-for-Children-with-Special-Needs.pdfYorkYork County Emergency Services DepartmentEmergency Services, York County Government

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