All posts tagged: "efficient"

  1. 2019 – Cyclone Kenneth – helping MAF respond quickly

    Cyclone Kenneth hit just as Mozambique was just about starting to recover from Cyclone IDAI. And Kenneth set new records. Unwelcome records too! So, what…

  2. 2017 – A regional response

    Regional response Since 2007, Wings has sought allies for a regional response. And Wings has them across Southern Africa.  Allies who we can trust.  These…

  3. 2017 – food for starving Malawians

    Starving Malawians? What to do? The 2017 drought and famine asked us that question. This was the first year Wings Like Eagles did a regional…

  4. Helicopter manager handover in our affiliate

    We do enjoy eating out!  This time was to allow a ‘way ahead’ and handover discussion.  It was a meeting between our affiliate’s first South…

  5. 2013 – Disaster surveys we did

    Surveys proved to be our main tasking. Are surveys important? It sounds unglamorous to some.  But surveys are a key part of what we call…

  6. Climate Change – Managing the Risks of Extreme Events & Disasters

    In 2012, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a special report.  It looked at the impact of the changing climate on disasters.  Have…

  7. 2011 – Helicopter flying through Mozambique

    Adrian Nance with the map supporting Wynand Malan in Jet Ranger 5H-XSH, with the helicopter flying over Mozambique on their way south on the 1700…

  8. Important to the needy? A helicopter!

    Important – what is important and to whom? This photo shows the perspective of children in Kenya.  They drew a helicopter in the sand; helicopters…

  9. 2007 – Ground crew at work

    Ground crew is essential to flexible and efficient helicopter operations. Surely we only need a pilot and helicopter! Well, no!  Wings’ ground crew attends key…

  10. Start – where do we go?

    Our start up was six months of research on the nature of the disaster response problem, between April and September 2006. In 2006, the UK’s…