How can I support the search and rescue efforts
does RMRU receive funds for search and rescue operations?
What is RMRU's tax-deduction code?
provides air support for RMRU?
RMRU charge for it's services?
How do I join RMRU?
equipment does a member need to purchase?
quickly do I need to purchase this equipment?
skills or experience should a person have before joining?
are the minimum requirements for joining RMRU?
can't people under 18 join?
there an Explorer group (or similar organization) associated
RMRU provide all of the first-aid training to it's members?
quickly will I have to obtain first-aid certification?
there other search and rescue organizations in Riverside
long will it take to become a fully certified rescue member?
there any full-time, paid search and rescue teams?
Does RMRU offer search and rescue training to
the general public?
RMRU offer a wilderness safety class to children and adults?
How do I schedule a wilderness safety class?
What area does RMRU cover?
RMRU members a part of the Riverside Sheriff's Department?
RMRU a separate non-profit corporation instead of Reserve
Deputies for the Sheriff's Department?
RMRU have search dogs, mounted posse, underwater team, or
is the MRA?
is the difference between the MRA and NASAR?
can I find RMRU's Standard Operating Procedures, Training
Manuals, By-laws, etc. online?
What is GPS?
Is a GPS
the only navigation tool I need?
I use GPS to find my way?
I use a map, compass, and altimeter?
I use UTM?
is an Interpolator?
should I use UTM instead of LAT/LON?
I manually convert UTM to LAT/LON
What are the most common situations that result
in a search or rescue?
should I know about wilderness first-aid?
I learn about search and rescue?
should children know before going into the outdoors?
should adults know before bringing children into the
I avoid becoming lost?
I stay where I am if I become lost?
should I do if I am lost?
often does RMRU find the persons they are searching for?
are the chances of surviving a rattlesnake bite?
I try to walk out of the wilderness if I'm bitten by a
I treat a poisonous snake bite?
the FAQs only talk about rattlesnakes?
and Mountain Lions
should I do if I see a bear or mountain lion?
fight or play dead if I get attacked by a bear or mountain
bears climb trees?
often do bear or mountain lion attacks occur?
I avoid contact with bears and mountain lions?
I avoid avalanches?
I prepare for an avalanche?
do I do if I get caught in an avalanche?
are the odds of surviving an avalanche?
I use an avalanche transceiver?
What are the most important items to bring on a
long can I survive if I'm lost or stranded?
can I use for an emergency shelter?
How do I find water?
can I eat?
How do I start a fire?