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What does USAR stand for?

USAR stands for Urban Search And Rescue

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June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aggregate Industries (AIUS), a member of the Holcim Group, and Massachusetts Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue Team (MA-TF 1 US&R), one of 28 Federal Emergency Management Agency Urban Search and Rescue Task Forces throughout the country, are hosting what is known as a FEMA Canine Certification.
But the dean, Peter Beck , said he was advised early Saturday by the head of the Urban Search and Rescue told Radio New Zealand officials were trying to establish where the estimate of 22 people trapped in the cathedral had come from and the list of missing people was being reviewed.
ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Two highly sophisticated and well equipped Urban Search and Rescue Teams raised by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) with the cooperation of Swedish, British and Swiss Agencies have completed its training phase.
Islamabad, November 23, 2009 (Frontier Star): Two highly sophisticated and well equipped Urban Search and Rescue Teams raised by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) with the cooperation of Swedish, British and Swiss Agencies have completed its training phase.