COSPAS-SARSAT Secretariat Contribution

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The International Cospas-Sarsat is a satellite-aided search and rescue initiative. It is organized as a treaty-based, nonprofit, intergovernmental, humanitarian cooperative of 45 nations and agencies. It is dedicated to detect and locate radio beacons activated by persons, aircraft or vessels in distress, and forward this alert information to authorities that can take action for rescue. (Emergency Response/Recovery, Public Safety Canada.)

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