NATIONAL STRATEGIC ACTION PLAN ON SEARCH AND RESCUE 2013 (Unofficial Draft)
Trained personnel from the Security forces namely Nepal Army, Nepal Police and Armed Police Force are working as search and rescue team as Nepal does not have specialized unified SAR force till the date. The government of Nepal, Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), with support from national and international organizations, has developed a minimum level of SAR capacity within the security forces. Based on the National Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (NSDRM)-2066, priority-two of the Nepal Risk Reduction Consortium (NRRC), suggestions received from International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) in 2011, National Disaster Response Framework (NDRF) and Disaster Preparedness and Response Planning documents, the government of Nepal has prioritized the formation of integrated search and rescue capacity in the country.
Ministry of Home Affairs
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