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International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2020

News Post date October 13, 2020

Today we mark the day, acknowledged annually, dedicated to global Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR).

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Face Coverings Mandatory for Travel on Public Transport in England - June 2020

News Post date June 5, 2020

This week the British government announced that face coverings will be mandatory for all who travel on public transport in England from 15th June 2020.

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Rescue Global Launches Ultimate Facemask Product Series

News Post date May 31, 2020

Ultimate Facemask is a product series Rescue Global is now offering to our clients, all businesses, the general public and healthcare professionals, worldwide.

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Coronavirus: An Advisory Update

News Post date February 12, 2020

Following many requests from those with whom we have been discussing the potentially worsening situation with the new coronavirus (COVID-19), we are now posting this advisory

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Rescue Global Comments on Coronavirus

News Post date January 31, 2020

Rescue Global is commenting on this today as a result of questions from clients, staff and partners who are spread worldwide. This follows the coronavirus being declared a global health emergency by WHO (World Health Organisation).

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Rescue Global Invited to Contribute to 6th Secours Expo on Rescue, Emergency and Prevention in Paris

News Post date January 27, 2020

Next month, Rescue Global will be presenting and delivering training at the 6th Secours Expo on Rescue, Emergency and Prevention in Paris. This year, the expo offers a new concept, focussed around the crisis theme cycle of preparation, prevention, alert, emergency, post-emergency and solidarity.

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Rescue Global Supporting Hurricane Dorian Response in Bahamas

News Post date September 21, 2019

Rescue Global (RG) have been based at the NEMA (National Emergency Management Agency of the Bahamas) office and the National Training Centre Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Nassau. The EOC is the central command and control facility responsible for carrying out the principles of emergency preparedness and emergency management at a strategic level, and is where representatives of the responding agencies have been based to coordinate their efforts over the past two weeks since Hurricane Dorian made landfall.

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Rescue Global Deploys to the Bahamas in Response to Hurricane Dorian

News Post date September 13, 2019

Rescue Global have been supporting the Hurricane Dorian response in the Bahamas for the last two weeks from the UK by enabling national-led response efforts, our stakeholder network and our partner organisations on the ground.

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Partners on Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief

News Post date September 8, 2019

24 Commando Royal Engineers (24Cdo) provide the military engineering support to 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines. Held at Very High Readiness to deploy worldwide, highly trained commando engineers using modern technology enable the Royal Marines to understand, live, move and fight. Rescue Global believes that these Commando Sappers (engineers) are the perfect choice for Disaster Response Operations as, like Rescue Global disaster response personnel, their training allows them to be self-sufficient anywhere in the world. Their current Troop in the Bahamas, as well as working from (ship) Mounts Bay, they remain on the ground to work through the night, rather than return to the ship.

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Rescue Global, the University of Oxford and the Zooniverse relaunch the Planetary Response Network in Hurricane Dorian Response

News Post date September 7, 2019

Rescue Global, the University of Oxford and the Zooniverse are once again joining forces to relaunch The Planetary Response Network in the wake of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. Last year, we jointly deployed to rapidly map and damage assess the islands worst hit in the Caribbean following Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The project saw 6,028 global volunteers make 278,541 classifications of pre-and post storm satellite imagery that helped create “heat maps” of damaged and affected areas potentially requiring urgent assistance.

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