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Welcome To

The World Rescue Organisation

The World Rescue Organisation is committed to improving technical rescue standards by bringing together rescue and medical services throughout the World to develop and share essential post incident skills and knowledge. In doing so the WRO is contributing to the reduction of unintentional injuries and the promotion of gold standards for combined rescue and medical care.

Chair's Welcome

As Chair of the World Rescue Organisation I want to welcome you, on behalf of the WRO Executive and the WRO Committee, to the new WRO website. I am very proud to be part of this unique organisation which promotes and continues to develop the rescue challenge concept, global rescue standards, effective post incident intervention and the development of combined rescue and medical care around the world.  

Please utilise the website to either contact the representative bodies in your country, or to review the current news, events, and the education areas.


The seventeenth World Rescue Challenge will take place in Lisboa, Portugal between the 14th and 18th October 2015. Block off your diary for what is going to be a fantastic event. Lookout for more details, and visit the new official website at: All teams must pre register at 

WRC 2015 Challenge Documents Available at 

Get Discount flights to WRC 2015 with TAP at!wrc/c1c32

The event is being hosted by the City of Lisboa and our colleagues from Associação Nacional de Salvamento e Desencarceramentoand.

Your Events

Events This Month - September, 2015

SAMRO National Challenge

Tuesday 1st - All Day
SAMRO Provincial Challenge - 1-3 September 2015
Location: George Eden Southern Cape South Africa

North American Vehicle Rescue Challenge

Tuesday 8th - All Day
North American Vehicle Rescue Challenge between September 8th - 12th, 2015. September 11th Memorial Services will also take place. For more info go to TERCUS.COM

Future Events

World Rescue Challenge 2015

Wednesday 14th October 2015 - All Day

2015 National Traffic Incident Rescue Challenge

Wednesday 28th October 2015 - All Day
2015 National Traffic Incident Rescue Challenge and they are Oct. 28-30, 2015 in Clearwater, Florida

2015 National Traffic Incident Rescue Challenge

October 28, 29 & 30, 2015
Pinellas County, Florida USA
The Tampa Bay area on Florida's westcoast

**Registration is open**

20 team limit

Sign up NOW using the form below

Rescue Challenge Johannesburg

Sunday 1st November 2015 - All Day
SAMRO National Rescue Challenge

World Day of Remembrance

Sunday 15th November 2015 - All Day
Visit World Day of Remembrance for more details

Joining The World Rescue Organisation

The WRO is keen to support the development of rescue services around the world. If your organisation wishes to discuss options available then please contact the WRO Secretary using the online contact form or through You can also obtain additional information within the Becoming a member section.