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Running time: 4×43 min
Genre: Documentary
Format: HD

In a community of around 320.000 people, 3.500 of them are on call 24/7. The story of ICE-SAR, The Icelandic Search and Rescue Teams goes back to 1928. This organization is unique in the world. It is completely based and reliant on volunteers, although still bound by laws to send out teams in case of national emergencies. These highly trained volunteers have saved thousands of lives through the years. They are the first on the scene in case of earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, accidents at sea and avalanches.

Awards: Nominated for Icelandic Film and TV awards for “Best documentary” in 2012.

Aired on RUV (Iceland).

Distributed by Nordic World.