Tired Search Dog

Title

Tired Search Dog

Description

There is nothing that can replace the precision of a dog's nose -- and absolutely nothing that can replace the steadfast nature of a dog's heart.
Bob Sessions, FEMA rescue worker
The general field of search and rescue includes many specialty sub-fields, mostly based upon terrain considerations. These include mountain rescue; ground search and rescue, including the use of search and rescue dogs; urban search and rescue in cities; combat search and rescue on the battlefield and air-sea rescue over water...

Urban search-and-rescue (US&R) involves the location, rescue (extrication), and initial medical stabilization of victims trapped in confined spaces. Structural collapse is most often the cause of victims being trapped, but victims may also be trapped in transportation accidents, mines and collapsed trenches. Urban search-and-rescue is considered a "multi-hazard" discipline, as it may be needed for a variety of emergencies or disasters, including earthquakes, hurricanes, typhoons, storms and tornadoes, floods, dam failures, technological accidents, terrorist activities, and hazardous materials releases. The events may be slow in developing, as in the case of hurricanes, or sudden, as in the case of earthquakes.

Creator

Preston Cress.

Date

Sep. 15 2001

Source

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/50/September_15_2001.jpg

Relation

Rights

Source: Urban Search & Rescue. (2012, October 28). Federal Emergency Management Agency. Retrieved February 11, 2012, from http://www.fema.gov/urban-search-rescue

Publisher

Navy News

Contributor

Preston Cress.

Format

Medium: Photograph.

Language

English

Type

Photo

Identifier

Animals, Dogs, FEMA, Search and Rescue, Security

Coverage

New York City

Files

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/50/September_15_2001.jpg

Reference

Preston Cress., Tired Search Dog, Navy News, Sep. 15 2001

Cite As

Preston Cress., “Tired Search Dog,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed May 24, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/149.