NYS Federation of Search & Rescue Teams
New York City, Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Orange, Dutchess, Ulster & Sullivan Counties. Anywhere in New York State or surrounding areas for mutual aid or NY State Federation assistance request.
Primary Contact 917-854-2012
Alternate Contact 201-214-6276
Alternate contact 866-669-9727
Many members are NY State Military Search & Rescue certified, most are NYS DEC Basic Wildlands SAR and several DEC Crew Bosses. Nine (9) NASAR SARTECH III's, twelve (12) NASAR SARTECH II, three (3) SARTECH I; two (2) K9 SAR Tech III. NIMS compliant. Competant in all search types. Certified in Technical (high angle) Rescue.
One (1) 28 foot mobile operations trailer with generators, light sets, VHF / UHF radios and antennas, support equipment, generators, etc. One (1) ten foot inflateable boat. NASAR standard field packs. All members are 72 hours self sustaining
Fourty (40) VHF portables on various SAR / local mutual aid freqs and the ability to reprogram at base camp, several 50 watt VHF mobile radios, mobile VHF repeater, VHF (hi band), UHF (mid and hi), Airband and Marine capable, digital audio recording capability, crossband VHF/UHF repeater capability, three (3) 30 foot antenna masts, one (1) 80 foot antenna mast, four members are HAM radio operators.
Twenty (20) EMT-D's (two are U.S. Army medics), four (4) CFR's, one(1) Nurse, one(1) Paramedic, one(1) M.D., BLS kits; All members have First Aid and CPR.
Most members are Police, Fire, EMS or Military and bring countless years of Emergency Services experience. Numerous GPS units available. Technical (high angle) Rescue, Ice Rescue, Water Rescue. Includes State Military Search & Rescue Instructors, State Fire Academy Technical Rescue Instructor, U.S. Army Combat Life Saver Instructors, NASAR SARTECH I Coordinators; Ski Patrol, Post Traumatic Stress Debriefers and corporate technical rescue instructors.
Four computerized moving map displays (GPS enabled), several state topo atlases, most USGS paper maps for covered areas; aeronautical charts; nautical charts; MapTech software for New York State and adjoining states plus TOPO! software for our primary region.
DHS / FEMA Resource Typing:
New York Search & Rescue (NYSAR)
91-33 221 Street #1350
Queens Village, NY 11428-1350
New York Search And Rescue . org
E-Mail: DeputyChief @
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