Emergency response and rescue services
British Red Cross
British Red Cross are part of a global voluntary network, responding to:
- natural disasters
- individual emergencies
Find more information at www.redcross.org.uk
Call: 0344 871 1111
Royal National Lifeboat Institute
The Royal National Lifeboat Institute provide a 24-hour lifeboat search and rescue service.
Find more information at www.rnli.org.uk
Call: 0300 300 9990
Monday to Friday between 8am and 6pm
Scottish Mountain Rescue
Scottish Mountain Rescue represents and co-ordinates mountain rescue teams in Scotland.
Find more information at www.mountainrescuescotland.org
Call: 999 or 112 in an emergency.
Ask for the Police, then Mountain Rescue.
Sky Watch Civil Air Patrol
Sky Watch Civil Air Patrol help the emergency services with search and rescue.
Find more information at www.skywatchcivilairpatrol.org.uk
International Rescue Corps
International Rescue Corps are a specialist urban search and rescue team.
Find more information at www.intrescue.org
Call: 0132 466 5011
Radio Amateurs Emergency Network Ltd (RAYNET)
The Radio Amateurs' Emergency Network (RAYNET) is a voluntary communications service.
Find more information at www.raynet-uk.net
Call: 0303 040 1080 (24 hour emergency line)