The numbers in bold are the primary emergency numbers. For general inquiries and joining a team please contact the convenors.
Correct as of July 2019.
Base: Durban / Pietermaritzburg / Drakensberg
Tel: 0800 005 133 (EMS)
Convener: 082 990 5876 – Gavin Raubenheimer
Alternately, this map shows the localities of the rescue teams:
All phone numbers are the emergency numbers that can be contacted in case of a mountain rescue emergency (primary numbers are in bold). Please specifically state that you are calling regarding a ‘Mountain Rescue Emergency’. The primary cities from which the teams operate are shown in italics. Where a provincial coordination centre that uses MCSA Search and Rescue as a resource exist, the number of the provincial coordination centre is given as the priority contact number.
The MCSA does not charge for rescues, helicopter flight criteria applies, MCSA SAR reserves the right to perform its own assessment of incidents and may transfer incidents to more appropriate agencies or request additional assistance, assistance is dependent on resource availability, resources provided on a volunteer basis.
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