Northeast Search and Rescue is an all-volunteer, IRS 501c3 approved not-for-profit, Emergency Rescue/Disaster Response Team based in Delaware Water Gap, PA, just minutes from Stroudsburg and the New Jersey border. Since its beginnings in 1972, NESAR has grown into one of the largest independent Search and Rescue teams on the East Coast. It has done a complete reorganization in 2014 to meet increasing needs for SAR and our commitment to the states Emergency Management SAR Network. Over the years, members have participated in countless search emergencies throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and have assisted in numerous disaster and weather related emergencies. NESAR's members participate in many public service events and educational wilderness safety programs for youth groups. NESAR is an element of the PA Emergency Management Agency's PA Task Force Two Search and Rescue Response Network providing Wilderness and Technical SAR resources statewide and to other states thru the EMAC system..
NESAR Trains to meet NIMS Federal Typing, PA SAR Council, Rescue International and NASAR standards.
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