Midwest Search & Rescue focuses on four main areas. Training, Equipment, Consulting, Response.
Midwest Search & Rescue is committed to ensuring that first responders, both volunteer and paid, are prepared to respond to disasters or significant events in Kansas and beyond. In addition, Midwest Search & Rescue is committed to supporting awareness and training in disaster preparedness and response for the general public.
Midwest Search & Rescue is committed to assisting response agencies in acquiring and sustaining the specialized equipment needed for response. This includes equipment such as search cameras; acoustical listening devices; heavy rescue equipment; water/flood rescue equipment; and other specialized equipment that may be needed.
Midwest Search & Rescue is committed to sharing technical expertise with Incident Commanders, Emergency Managers, or Governing Bodies prior to a disaster or significant event by providing consultation regarding disaster response or search & rescue operations.
Midwest Search & Rescue is prepared to respond to any disaster to provide support or technical expertise when requested by a local jurisdiction, regional USAR task force, or state agency.