The purpose of the Scottish Cave Rescue Organisation (SCRO) is to provide a service to search for and to rescue persons and animals from any underground location (caves, rock fissures and disused mines, except coal mines) in Scotland or any other part of the United Kingdom, to secure funds and pursue the following three activities to facilitate such a service:

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Established in 1966, SCRO has been operating under the current Constitution since 1988 and became a Scottish Charitable Trust (Scottish Charity Number SC002433) in May 1989.

A group of people standing near the entrance to a cave on the side of a mountain