National Search and Rescue Committee
Definition/Scope: The National Search and Rescue Committee (NSARC) is comprised of the United States Coast Guard (USCG), Department of Transportation (DOT), Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Commerce (DOC), FCC, NASA and Department of the Interior (DOI). FEMA, FBI and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are listed as other interested federal agencies. The National Search and Rescue Committee is a federal-level committee formed to coordinate civil search and rescue (SAR) matters of interagency interest within the United States.
Broader Terms:National Search and Rescue Plan
Narrower Terms:Department of Commerce
Related Terms:interagency cooperation