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Organization Profile

Maryland Search and Rescue, Inc.


MSAR is a 25-year-old, all-volunteer, non-profit, which responds to lost-person incidents or events which carry a risk of persons being lost or injured in wilderness settings. We are based in Howard County, but participate in missions across Maryland and in adjacent states. MSAR is the only entity certified in Maryland to provide Wilderness Emergency medical Services. Member, Appalachian Search & Rescue Conference. Mission: “To search for the missing, treat the sick and injured, rescue those in peril, and provide training and education, in support of, and in collaboration with, public safety agencies and other outdoor interest groups, in the Mid-Atlantic wilderness.”

Disaster & Emergency Services
Columbia, MD, 21045

Volunteer Center

6310 Hillside Ct.
Columbia, MD 21046