Emergency Response Team Search and Rescue (ERTSAR) UK
ERT Search and Rescue (ERTSAR)

Latest News posted February 10, 2017

Rescue and response 4X4 vehicle purchased thanks to The People’s Postcode Trust award



ERTSAR provides emergency and disaster response, search and rescue and medical teams across the globe in all types of emergencies to reduce suffering, preserve life and establish a place of safety. The team responds to high-risk despondent missing person searches alongside the police and provides a full range of national resilience including flood rescue services.
ERTSAR’s operational members cross-train in multiple specialist and advanced subjects such as search, technical and high angle rescue, swift water and flood rescue and USAR, whilst developing a strong base in International Emergency Response and our role in the global Disaster Response Cycle.

We couldn’t continue our life-saving work without your generous donations. Please help us to help others…


Donating to ERTSAR is easy using your mobile phone and JustGiving’s Text-2-Donate service!

Text 70070 with our code, ERTS12, and the amount  £1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10

We receive the donation the month after it was made, and Gift Aid the month after that. No commission is taken by JustGiving and we receive 100% of the donation!


Supported by players of the People’s Postcode Lottery and People’s Postcode Trust

In 2016 our charity received £20k from the Trust to bolster our flood rescue capaabilities with the purchase of a new 4X4 response vehicle, boat engine and trailer. The new equipment enables us to deploy quickly when called upon to support communities throughout the UK. Read more about our funding here.