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Nevada  Task Force 1   

Hurricane Gustav & IKE Deployment


Nevada Task Force 1 is one of 28 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Task Forces that are prepared to respond to state or federal disasters throughout the United States. These task forces, complete with necessary tools and equipment, and required skills and techniques, can be deployed by FEMA for the rescue of victims of structural collapses due to man-made or natural  disasters.

NV TF-1 consists of members from Clark County Fire Department, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue, Henderson Fire Department and North Las Vegas Fire Department, as well as civilians from several private companies.

NV TF-1 was engaged in search and rescue activities in New Orleans, LA in response to Hurricane Katrina (September 2005)  and in Lake Charles in response to Hurricane Rita (September 2005), as well as responding to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center (September 2001).

For more information: Frequently Asked Questions



Nevada Task Force 1 Program Office

       Paul Bailey, Program Manager

         Telephone:  (702) 455-8417

         Fax: (702) 644-1617

         Email: Paul.Bailey.NVTF1@gmail.com

       3955 North Pecos Road15

       Las Vegas NV 89115

         Office Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am-4pm


Let us never forget...

September 11, 2001

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