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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.



Acronym:

NSARC

Broader Terms:

National Search and Rescue Plan
search and rescue

Narrower Terms:

Department of Commerce
Department of Defense
Department of Homeland Security
Department of the Interior
Department of Transportation
Federal Communications Commission
International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue
National Search and Rescue Supplement
Rescue Coordination Center

Related Terms:

interagency cooperation
search and rescue


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