The Search and Rescue Unit is headed by a Deputy Director (DDSAR). The unit parades a crop of highly specialized operational staff (SAROs) skilled in all aspects of Search and Rescue.
Some of the activities of the unit in 2013 include:
Participation at the FRSC Silver Jubilee International Conference on SAR Equipment Exhibition, and Rockefeller International Economic Conference held at Abuja.
Participation at the Nigerian Air Force Civil-Military Operation ‘Ebiye Rin’ organized by Mobility Command, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
Participation at a two-day Stakeholders Security Forum on the Protection of Critical National Assets and Infrastructure (NAI) held in Abuja.
Successful evacuation drills, mass casualty handling training and experience sharing exercises with stakeholders across the zonal offices
Training of ERT members on use of SAR equipment.
Timely response to fire incidents, vehicular crashes and response to the Associated Airline crash in Lagos