The team works closely with the Elk Valley Regional RCMP detachment and BC Ambulance Services. They also assist local emergency management during disasters and participate in community events and public education programs to help raise awareness.
The dedicated team of trained volunteers provides vital support to our community in times of emergency by performing:
CASARA is a national volunteer organization funded by the Department of National Defence. Volunteers provide air search assistance to the Royal Canadian Air Force, and promote flight safety for general aviation as a means to reduce overall SAR incidents. They are pilots, navigators, spotters, search coordinators, electronic search specialists, radio operators and administration staff. We are trained to work as spotters on military aircraft, and to carry out searches using light aircraft and ground vehicles.
To find out more about their work, please visit the CASARA website.