Mass Rescue Operations


IMRF Guidance: Chapters (links to ‘IMRF MRO Guidance’)

1.  General Planning Guidance, including a planning checklist
2.  A template MRO plan
3. Public relations
4. ‘Retrieval’ in mass rescue situations
5.   Accounting for people, including searches
6. Supporting Survivors During Rescue
7. Places of safety
8. Remote Areas and other special cases

Related Documents

MSC Circular 1182, Rev.1, Guide to Recovery Techniques
MSC Circular 1185, Rev.1, Guide for Cold Water Survival
MSC Circular 1447, Guidelines for the Development of Plans and Procedures for Recovery of Persons from the Water
MSC Circular 1184, Enhanced Contingency Planning Guidance for Passenger Ships Operating in Areas Remote from SAR Facilities
MSC Circular 1079, Rev.1: Guidelines for Preparing Plans for Cooperation Between SAR Services and Passenger Ships
Rescue at Sea: a Guide to Principles and Practice as Applied to Migrants & Refugees
Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea
Unified Command Missions Objectives and Tasks 2013
Is Your Port Prepared for Maritime Mass Rescue Operations?
Multi-Agency Quick Start Guide for Passenger Vessel Emergencies
Procedures for Passenger Accountability
Quick Reference Guide for Maritime Mass Rescue Planning
Mass Rescue Operation Shore-Side Response Plan
Landing Site Operations
Exercise Operations Order of Exercise Argonaut
Flow Chart Concerning an aeronautical MRO on land
Flow chart concerning an aeronautical MRO at sea
Flow Chart Concerning a Maritime Mass Rescue Operation
Ten Mass Rescue Operational Realities
Presentation on Mass Rescue Operations
Passenger Ship Safety Guidelines
Improvising 9/11: Organizational Improvisation Following the World Trade Center Disaster
Guide to Coordination of Major SAR Incidents at Sea (Mass Rescue Operations)
Refugees at Sea: Large Scale SAR Operations
Perspectives on Emergency Response in the Canadian Arctic
Mass Casualty Incident Response and Aeromedical Evacuation in Antarctica
Lessons Learned from Costa Concordia Emergency International Workshop
Mass Rescue Operations Planning Guidance
Overview of Marine Disaster Scene Management
Recovery of Persons from the Water
Guidance for "Good Samaritans" - Vessels Assisting in Maritime Search and Rescue
Guidelines for the Vessel Triage Categories
Vessel Triage Project - Presentation