The inception of the team began with an idea from His Excellency the Director-General of Civil Defense, Lieutenant-General / Suleiman bin Abdullah Al-Amro when he was an assistant to the Director-General of Civil Defense for Operations Affairs.
Leadership and excellence locally and globally
Save lives and protect property with high technology and efficiency
Values and Principles
- Work as one team.
- Respect Human Rights.
- Achieving effective intervention and support for civil defense directorates and departments in the regions and governorates of the Kingdom in the face of accidents and disasters ((God forbid)).
- Achieving effective support and backing for friendly and brotherly countries in cases of disasters, according to the lofty directives issued in this regard.
- Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah Region (Al-Ais Governorate).
- Makkah Al-Mukarramah Region (Jeddah Governorate - Haram Crane Falling Incident).
- Tabuk region (Umluj Governorate).
- Riyadh Region (Wadi Al-Dawasir Governorate - Al-Sail).
- Qassim region (the collapse of the Qassim University building).
- Hajj Mission.
- The participation of the Saudi search and rescue team in the collapse of Al-Maarefa University in Riyadh.
- Holding multiple courses for members of the Saudi search and rescue team.
- Holding foundational courses for the Kingdom of Bahrain team
External support and backing
State of Pakistan (floods and floods).
The team has a strategic time plan for training that extends to the year 2020 AD, which includes on-the-job training that includes all areas of the team’s work, as well as (fitness and physical training - long walk - occupational safety - field classification exercises - office classification exercises).
The team participated in the hypothesis of dealing with earthquake incidents in the United Arab Emirates, and there is a time plan for joint exercises with other countries.
Search and Rescue Means K9
The Saudi search and rescue team has the best and most modern equipment and supplies in the field of search and rescue, and among the means used by the Saudi search and rescue team are the search tools (K9) police dogs to search for detainees and those trapped under the rubble and those buried under the mud and in the stomachs of valleys that can with their strong sense of smell And effective training of quick access to them and discovery, whether they are alive or dead.