I.S.A.R. Germany is a non-governmental organization, established in Duisburg, Germany in 2003. The mission of the organization is to provide international rescue to natural disasters and special incidents and disasters, humanitarian aids, and more.
I.S.A.R. Germany possess rescue equipment designed with the most advanced technology, experts, rescue dogs, and a stand-alone medical team that can operate itself or work with a rescue team. In 2007, it was certified by the IEC (INSARAG External Classification) as a Medium USAR Team. At the same time, it is also the first rescue team that earned the Medium USAR Team certification. With the capacity of an international Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team and sufficient ability to operate for 10 days with self-sufficiency in any disaster-stricken areas of the world. Over the past years, it participated in the medical assistance in Haiti Earthquake in 2010, the disaster of Typhoon Haiyan in Indonesia in 2013, West African Ebola virus epidemic in 2014, and Nepal Earthquake in 2015.
In March 2018, with the recommendation of BRH a long term partner of I.S.A.R. Germany and the assistance of Taipeh Vertretung in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland Buero Muenchen, I.S.A.R. Germany signed an MOU with the Fire Bureau Of Taichung City Government, initiating the exchange project regarding disaster rescue and educational training.
In early April this year, the rescue team of our department was invited to participate in the joint-conference of the four European countries (Germany, Austria, Swiss, and Luxembourg). It is the first rescue team in Taiwan that participated in an IEC-USAR joint-training.