Guide to Coordination of Major SAR Incidents at Sea (Mass RescueOperations)
Type of Document: Reference Document
The purpose of this planning guidance is to assist those in developing plans for mass rescue operations in the maritime environment. Mass rescues could be the result of a ship or aircraft incident. In any case, the sequence of priority in major multi-mission incidents must be lifesaving, environmental protection, and then property protection. The intent of this planning guidance is also to generate consistency, raise awareness, identify stakeholders, and provide continuity between existing emergency plans. This guide includes extract of different publications dealing with mass rescue operations (MRO).