Joint Rescue Coordination Centre of Northern Norway
|Joint Rescue Coordination Centre of Northern Norway|
|Hovedredningssentralen i Nord-Norge|
|Jurisdiction||Government of Norway|
|Parent Agency||Norwegian Ministry of Justice and the Police|
The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre of Northern Norway or JRCC NN (Norwegian: Hovedredningssentralen i Nord-Norge) is a rescue coordination centre located in Bodø responsible for coordinating search and rescue operations in the northern part of Norway; it is responsible for coordinating search and rescue operations within Norway's Search and Rescue Region of Responsibility (SRR) north of 65 degrees north latitude.
It reports to the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and the Police.
JRCC NN is able to call upon a large range of government agencies, volunteer rescue organisations and private companies, each with specialized resources for various aspects within search and rescue. The coordination of a rescue may also be sent to a local rescue coordination centre.
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