Personnel from the ISAR team have now arrived in Nepal. Further updates will follow as they become available.
CFOA’s Strategic Lead for National Resilience, Dan Stephens, spoke to Sarah Brett of BBC Radio 5live for the Afternoon Edition show, describing the kind of activity that the Heavy Urban Search and Rescue Team are undertaking. The interview will be available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05s0vrl
Dan Stephens can be heard at 18m 55s.
CFOA’s Operations Director, Roy Wilsher, spoke to BBC Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine about the work that the International Search and Rescue Team does. The interview will be available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05rk8qh
Roy wilsher’s interview is at 21m 45s
Members of the following fire and rescue services are taking part in the relief operation (links through to the service home page).
- CFOA National Resilience
- Lincolnshire FRS
- South Wales FRS
- Leicestershire FRS
- West Midlands Fire Service
- Essex FRS
- Cheshire FRS
- Scottish FRS
- London Fire Brigade
- Hampshire FRS
- West Sussex FRS
- Wiltshire FRS (with Serve On)
- Avon FRS (with SARAID)