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Rescue Global is working with Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), BMT Defence Services and Heriot-Watt and Edinburgh Universities, on Red Alert, as part of Project Minerva. The aim is to protect first responders and the public, in incidents involving extremely hazardous substances. Rescue Global team is providing expert ground assessment teams, UAS/UAV pilots, artificial intelligence & autonomy collaboration, human factors & project management input.
One year on from Operation Ursula, Rescue Global’s response to Category 5 Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which made landfall in the Caribbean within two weeks of each other, the team are once again responding in the region. As Hurricanes Florence and Helene continue to track northwards, Tropical Storm Isaac looks to return to hurricane strength and remains on track to hit the Lesser Antilles by Wednesday this week.
This year on Sunday 19th August, World Humanitarian Day is paying tribute to the civilians affected by conflict and the aid workers who risk their lives to assist them. The United Nations #NotATarget Campaign is demanding world leaders to protect all civilians caught up in conflict, whether they be local citizens or those in humanitarian service.
Today is the World Day against Trafficking in Persons. Human trafficking is a crime that affects an estimated 40.3 million people globally, most often in sexual exploitation or forced labour. It affects all genders, ages and countries, targeting the most vulnerable in society.
Two members of the RG team - Mike (Operations Manager) and Hannah (Deputy CEO) have just completed a second trip to the Caribbean this year, with an ongoing focus on 2018 hurricane season readiness, and long-term strategic relationship-building.
This month, Rescue Global led the opening session of the British Standards Institution (BSI) bi-annual, all-hands meeting for Group Assurance, held in London.