@article{Ć oĆAkic_Curčic_Karapetrovic_2015, author = {Ć oĆAkic, Svetislav and Curčic, Jovica and Karapetrovic, Ljubinko}, title = {Model of the Search and Rescue operations in Republic of Serbia}, journal = {TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation}, volume = {9}, number = {2}, pages = {269-277}, year = {2015}, url = {./Article_Model_of_the_Search_and_Rescue_Ć oĆAkic,34,583.html}, abstract = {The IAMSAR Manual contains practical guidelines for the organisation of maritime and aeronautical SAR, mission coordination, operations of search and rescue units (SRUs) and provision of SAR-related training. RCC (rescue coordination center) - a unit responsible for promoting efficient organization of search and rescue operations within a search and rescue region. Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) means a designated coordination centre that acts as the national Search and Rescue Region's coordination centre and the international point of contact for search and rescue (SAR) services and that takes care of the continuous maintenance of coordination and communication preparedness and coordinates SAR operations within its Search and Rescue Sub-Region (SRS). Definition of tearms Search: An operation, normally coordinated by a RCC or RSC, using available personnel and facilities to locate persons in distress. (IAMSAR, Volume 1). Definition of terms Rescue: An operation to retrieve persons in distress, provide for their initial medical or other needs and deliver them to a place of safety. Work should contribute to the establishment of thinking for model of SAR in Republic of Serbia due to the growing need of interventions in the prevention and elimination of consequences of natural disasters and better organization of search and rescue using the standards prescribed in the the world. }, doi = {10.12716/1001.09.02.16}, issn = {2083-6473}, publisher = {Gdynia Maritime University, Faculty of Navigation}, keywords = {Search and Rescue (SAR), SAR Operation, IAMSAR Manual, Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC), Search and Rescue Sub-Region (SRS), SAR in Republic of Serbia, Search and Rescue Unit (SRU), Water Course Traffic Service (WTS)} }