DISASTER RISK REDUCTION & RESPONSE

Rescue Global works hard to live in a world where disasters are less impactful and are responded to by national or regional resources in order to reduce the negative impacts which an international response can sometimes have, such as disempowering a country in the long term, whilst providing much needed relief in the short term

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ACTIVITY

OPERATION COGNITUS - RESPONSE TO THE EARTHQUAKES IN NEPAL, MAY 2015

In response to the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April some 81km from the capital Kathmandu, Rescue Global immediately activated our Crisis and Disaster Resilience Alliance (CaDRA).

We deployed and supported members of CaDRA, our Crisis & Disaster Resilience Alliance, as well as directly empowered the host nation in their response. This is our most strategic mission to date. Read more

NEWS

Nepal Update: Post-Disaster Needs Assessment July 03, 2015

On 25 April 2015 an earthquake of magnitude 7.6 struck Nepal, a country known for its high seismic risk. Conducting a preliminary assessment of damages and needs is critical to build an agenda of priorities to be met in the short, medium and long term. On this basis, the Government of Nepal’s National Planning Commission has recently put together a Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) Report. (Full report here) Read more

PARTNERSHIPS

The Crisis and Disaster Resilience Alliance (CaDRA), is a Rescue Global initiative which fosters holistic resilience and builds capacity by uniting and empowering organisations across several key sectors, all of whom we feel should work within the full scope of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Response cycle. CaDRA leverages the meeting point of these diverse sectors and facilitates opportunities for collaboration. We increase efficiencies and save lives through innovation, cutting edge technology, disruptive methodologies and risking our lives in a high controlled manner, to save saveable lives, whilst working ourselves of a job.

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