How can I support the search and rescue efforts of RMRU?
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?
Is there an Explorer
group (or similar organization) associated with RMRU?
RMRU provide all of the first-aid training to it's members?
quickly will I have to obtain first-aid certification?
Are there other search
and rescue organizations in Riverside County?
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?
Does 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?
Why is RMRU a separate non-profit corporation instead of
Reserve Deputies for the Sheriff's Department?
Does RMRU have search dogs,
mounted posse, underwater team, or swiftwater rescue?
is the MRA?
is the difference between the MRA and NASAR?
Where 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?
What should adults know
before bringing children into the outdoors?
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?
Should I try to walk out of the
wilderness if I'm bitten by a poisonous snake?
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 lion?
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 hike?
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?