The paper 'Search and Rescue Team in the UK" is a good example of a management case study. Search and Rescue (SAR) team in the UK encompasses government departments, emergency services teams, and other organizations. A number of charitable organizations and voluntary organizations devoted to SAR also play a major role in the search and rescue services. These authorities and organisations are have collaborated to form a partnership with their sole purpose being the provision of effective and efficient services. UK's International Search and Rescue Team is entitled with the responsibility of ensuring the that people involved in calamities such as fire, earthquake, floods or tsunamis are rescued from any potential danger and given the necessary support before being handed over to the concerned authorities. Britain has a well-structured Search and Rescue Team that offers assistance to victims of any kind of catastrophe.
The rescue and search team usually entails a fully structured and well organised system consisting of well-trained experts with search and rescue units that employ the use of advanced communication systems to facilitate the process of search and rescue. The Fire and Rescue Service has a vital role to play in providing the national resilience capability against the largest risks such as terrorist attacks, chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear (CBRN) incidents or major disasters including flooding. Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) Fire and Rescue Services in the UK have a statutory responsibility to deal with fires and road traffic collisions.
Each Fire Authority has the power to use the resources primarily provided for fire fighting to deal with non-fire incidents. These may include maritime, aeronautical, and land-based SAR operations. It is for each Fire Authority to set its own policy with respect to SAR operations and these will vary. Legislation The Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 bestows the constitutional power for the National structure.
In line with the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004: The secretary of state is entitled to set up a comprehensive structure for the Fire and Rescue Service. However, any alterations to the framework should be made after consultation with representatives of the Fire and Rescue Authorities and their employees. The Secretary of State has an obligation to update the Fire Rescues Authority of any adjustments to the framework.
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