What is rescue?

  • (verb): Free from harm or evil.
    Synonyms: deliver
    See also — Additional definitions below

Rescue

Rescue comprises responsive operations that usually involve the saving of life, or prevention of injury during an incident or dangerous situation.

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Technisches Hilfswerk - Field Organisation
... four volunteers, two Bergungsgruppen (rescue units) comprising nine (first unit) to twelve (second unit) volunteers, and one to three Fachgruppen (Technical Units), comprising four to ... The main type of THW unit (about two out of three) is one of two Bergungsgruppe (1st and 2nd Rescue Groups), equipped with heavy tools like hydraulic cutting devices, chain saws, and pneumatic hammers ... Their Vehicles are the Gerätekraftwagen 1 (GKW 1) for the 1st Rescue Group and the Mehrzweckkraftwagen (MzKW) or the older Gerätekraftwagen 2 (GKW 2) - which is scheduled to phased out - is for the 2nd ...
National Search And Rescue Program
... The National Search and Rescue Program (NSP) is the name given by the Government of Canada to the collective search and rescue (SAR) activities in Canada ... The NSP is administered by the National Search and Rescue Secretariat (NSS) and it provides for the coordination of public policy for the provision of ... at risk throughout Canada's Search and Rescue Region of Responsibility (SRR) this includes all of Canada's land mass as well as areas of the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic oceans as ...
Rescue Dog
... A rescue dog is a dog that is rescued from a possible euthanasia after being found as a stray, a dog that has been saved from an abusive or neglectful home by an animal ... The majority of dogs that arrive in rescue centres are between 6 months and 3 years of age and weigh more than fifty pounds ... Any breed of dog can arrive in a rescue centre though some breeds are more prevalent than others ...
Rescue - Old Meanings
... In former centuries the word "rescue" had other meanings for example, there is an old record of a countryman living where Wythenshawe is now, being prosecuted in a local law court for "making rescue" of a pig ...
Nuremberg Airport - Air Rescue
... Nuremberg Airport also serves as a center for the air rescue services Deutsche Rettungsflugwacht e.V (DRF) and HDM Flugservice who are operating a rescue helicopter and an intensive care ...

More definitions of "rescue":

  • (verb): Take forcibly from legal custody.
    Example: "Rescue prisoners"

Famous quotes containing the word rescue:

    Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And do not bring us to the time of trial, but rescue us from the evil one.
    Bible: New Testament, Matthew 6:9-13.

    When in the sea-light every early game
    Was played with love and, if death’s waters came,
    You’d rescue me. How I would take you from,
    Now, if I could, its whirling vacuum.
    Howard Moss (b. 1922)

    In the event of an oxygen shortage on airplanes, mothers of young children are always reminded to put on their own oxygen mask first, to better assist the children with theirs. The same tactic is necessary on terra firma. There’s no way of sustaining our children if we don’t first rescue ourselves. I don’t call that selfish behavior. I call it love.
    Joyce Maynard (20th century)