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- n. An effort to save persons whose locations are not precisely known from hazardous situations.
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Anna would have been in favor of that radical view of no-rescue wilderness had she not found search and rescue work so satisfying.
“Ms. Hopkins,” Emma says, smoothly changing her line of questioning, “you do search and rescue for a living, is that correct?”
Spotting the downed pilot from the day before, Gordo alerted the search and rescue forces and called for more Rescap plus Spad and chopper support to come in and get the pilot out.
We have an agreement with Indonesia as a result of a search and rescue operation that the people onboard the Oceanic Viking will be processed by the international institutions, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and the International Organisation for the Migration, in Indonesia.
“A lot of our people have private vehicles we have small insystem search and rescue craft, and some traffic patrol craft, but we haven’t had to worry about piracy much nothing beyond the occasional single idiot who thinks he can rob our miners.”