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Women Coders and Disaster Resilience

News Post date March 23, 2017

Following International Women’s Day on 8th March, and during Women’s History Month, we at Rescue Global would like to highlight some of the instrumental work being done by women around the world to build disaster resilience.

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Happy International Women’s Day everyone!

News Post date March 8, 2017

International Women's Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women and supports action to accelerate gender parity worldwide.

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Launch of the University College London Centre for Gender and Health

News Post date February 20, 2017

The UCL Institute for Global Health welcomed academics and practitioners to the launch of the Centre for Gender and Health on Thursday 16th February. The UCL Centre for Gender and Global Health comprises a multidisciplinary team that conducts research and works alongside policy-makers and policy-influencers to address the complex relationships between gender norms and health status. Rescue Global is partnered with the UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction, and has an interest in this new UCL Centre due to the strong links between gender, health and disasters.

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Rescue Global discussing civil-military interaction in humanitarian operations

News Post date February 17, 2017

At the Royal Aeronautical Society yesterday we presented on civil-military interaction in humanitarian operations.

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Rescue Global training with University College London students

News Post date February 15, 2017

Today, Rescue Global delivered our annual table-top training exercise - a full day of tactical planning for crisis and disaster response operations - to the MSc students of the University College London Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction.

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Teaching planning principles for crisis response

News Post date February 9, 2017

Today, Rescue Global delivered the second of two lectures on tactical planning for crisis response operations, to this year’s MSc students of the University College London’s Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction (UCL IRDR).

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Rescue Global joins 24 Commando Engineer Regiment to conduct Critical National Infrastructure reconnaissance

News Post date February 2, 2017

Last week, six members of Rescue Global (Pathfinders, Corporate Resilience Specialist, and Operations and Headquarters Staff) undertook a two-day course and practical application exercise with 24 Commando Engineer Regiment to learn more about Critical National Infrastructure.

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Rescue Global technology partnerships represented at WEF Davos 2017

News Post date January 23, 2017

We're proud to have one of our innovative collaboration projects featured at the World Economic Forum 2017 at Davos.

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Operation Orenda

News Post date January 18, 2017

Operation Orenda took place across the Eastern and Central Visayas islands of the Philippines between 23rd October and 10th December 2016, and formed the primary fieldwork campaign of Rescue Global’s first co-sponsored PhD student, Rebekah Yore. Investigating a multi-hazard environment, data was gathered from households that had experienced either the Bohol earthquake, typhoon Yolanda, or a combination of both. A total of 544 household interviews were conducted across Leyte, Cebu and Bohol, and the survey covered five areas of investigation: housing and assistance received post-disaster; source(s) of livelihood; personal finance, banking and insurance provisions; community groups and perception of infrastructure and key actors, and early warning, preparedness and risk perception.

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First annual conference of the UK Alliance for Disaster Research

News Post date January 12, 2017

This week, Rescue Global attended the first annual conference of the UK Alliance for Disaster Research (UKADR) at King’s College, London.

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