All posts in: "Disaster preparations"

  1. 2019 – Get ready for Cyclone Idai

    To be effective, you have to get ready: in 2019 it was Cyclone Idai. This post describes how we got ready. Readiness is a key…

  2. Disasters in 2018 – Our analysis

    We look at the number of disasters in 2018 to help us keep focused. We cant be everywhere, but we do aim to be ready for the worst events.

  3. 2016 – We learnt lots from a tough time

    We learnt lots in 2016 In order to make progress solving tough problems, every so often we learnt lots.  Looking back, we did in 2016.…

  4. 2014 – A tough problem to solve – disaster response

    Tough problem.  Some people may find this quote from Warren Buffet Jr a bit tough!  Sorry about that, but it helps us focus on a…

  5. Flying again in South Africa

    Flying again.  We have done it! We flew both aid cargo and disaster relief surveys in Xia-Xia in Mozambique in February. See what disaster support we…

  6. Annual Disaster Statistical Review 2012

    The Annual Disaster Statistical Review 2012 has been published by the Centre for Research Into the Epidimiology of Disasters in Belgium.  This UN body compiles…

  7. 2013 – Ground coordinator – Clive Langmead!

    Clive Langmead is a ground coordinator, helicopter pilot and PR man.  He is on the disaster response call-out list of the UK’s Department for International…

  8. Safe and airworthy!

    Our imported helicopter has passed all its inspections and has been declared safe and airworthy on the South African register.  She is no longer 5H-XSH…

  9. Imported into South Africa

    Today we paid the import taxes for the helicopter to come out of the customs bond and be imported into South Africa. We thank our…

  10. We have a company – WLE Logistics Southern Africa – thanks!

    After 9 months of waiting, we have a legal presence in South Africa, WLE Logistics Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd.  They can now import the helicopter,…