Every day, people are faced with critical, life-threatening situations - in times of trouble, who can help? In this title, readers will get to know the search & rescue personnel who arrive on the scene to help people in distress. Chapters highlight the different types of search & rescue procedures as well as the training, tools, and knowledge search & rescue teams need to find missing persons, provide disaster aid, and support other emergency workers. An interview with a real-life search & rescue person provides insight into what makes the worst days bring out their best. From FEMA to volunteer rescuers, the stories of these Emergency Workers will keep young readers on the edge of their seats. ABDO & Daughters is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.