Pakistan’s six USAR teams to receive global certification

ISLAMABAD, Oct 10 (APP):Pakistan after coping with mammoth disasters across the country has successfully evolved to establish six highly trained Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Teams who would be honoured with international certification soon.

Talking to APP, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Member Disaster Risk Reduction Idris Mehsud said the purpose of USAR teams was to respond in any emergency and disaster like situation.

He said the teams had been trained as per the international standards and techniques to effectively deal with disasters and safely rescue victims.