This summer the Ohio Search & Rescue team responded to the tragic drowning of Keith Schlabach, local to CAM’s headquarters in Berlin.
Search & Rescue
Oklahoma Search & Rescue team joined 30 agencies—tribal, state, federal, and local authorities—working together, searching for a lost boy.
The beauty surrounding Josh as he dangled his feet in the creek was delightful. But he saw none of the beautiful forest that enveloped him.
Search & Rescue was started in 2016 as an arm of Rapid Response. Searching for the lost and missing gives us the chance to reach out.
Amelia, who was mostly non-verbal, was calling loudly for help. She was stuck in the mud and unable to move. “It was just a miracle!”
A damp February afternoon found the Virginia Search & Rescue team looking for forty-year-old Trenton from Tennessee.
One evening at 9:30, the Arkansas Search & Rescue team was called to help several people stranded in their vehicles that had washed of a bridge.
Florence cleanup underway in the Carolinas Monday, October 3, 8:03AM Floodwaters have gone down in most areas and Rapid Response volunteers are cleaning up flood-damaged homes at the following locations. Trenton, North Carolina: A Rapid Response base has been setup in Trenton. From this base, staff and volunteers are reaching into the towns of Trenton… Read more
As Hurricane Florence makes its way toward the East Coast, CAM team members are ready to take action as soon as possible after the storm. Florence has downgraded to a category 2 storm, but is still serious and could bring catastrophic flooding in the days to come. The hurricane could bring as much as 30… Read more
This year, CAM’s Search and Rescue teams have already responded to more than 40 incidents in seven states and one Canadian province. They spent over 6,000 hours searching for missing children, dementia patients, drowned victims, and others.
UPDATE: The Florida Rapid Response team has set up a base near Jacksonville, as well as in Orlando where several hundred houses are flooded. Our generator trailer with 21 generators is being used in Georgia where the power is still out. We are also researching the flooding in Charleston, South Carolina, and plan to investigate… Read more
The track of Hurricane Irma keeps looking more devastating as it approaches Florida. This powerful storm is predicted to hit west of Miami on Sunday morning with winds up to 155 mph. Severe flooding is predicted in Florida and Georgia. CAM’s Search and Rescue teams are traveling south so they can respond immediately after Hurricane… Read more
As Hurricane Irma pummels small islands in the Caribbean and churns its way toward the U.S., CAM is preparing to respond to what will likely be another catastrophic disaster in our homeland. South Florida, where CAM had its first disaster response project in 1992 after Hurricane Andrew, may take a direct hit from what is… Read more
Rapid Response teams help homeowners begin the long road to recovery Our Rapid Response cleanup teams are beginning the immense task of helping homeowners to get started cleaning up their homes. Volunteers and staff are tarping damaged roofs, removing soggy drywall, and spraying for mold that quickly develops in flooded homes. The teams aren’t yet… Read more
CAM teams request prayers as they respond Rains are subsiding in Texas, and cleanup is about to begin. We hope to have our first local volunteers on the ground by Thursday. Rapid Response teams from other states are prepared to join our Texas team to help with this massive project in the coming weeks. “We… Read more