All posts in: "anticipate"

  1. We learnt lots

    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.…

  2. 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 tough…

  3. Crop spraying – more food in a famine

    UN regional assessments indicate that the most likely disasters across Southern Africa are famines.  Crop spraying helps produce more food. What can helicopters do in…

  4. Benefit for the needy – a new test

    Benefits are important, and there is a continuing drive for British charities to produce real charity benefit. The British charity regulator is called the Charity…

  5. Managing the Risks of Extreme Events & Disasters

    We thank the IPCC and all involved for a Special Report that helps keep us focused on anticipating the effects of intense rain on people…

  6. Increasing helicopter response capability – 2700 km done!

    An improvement in helicopter response in southern Africa. The Hope of the Nations helicopter 5H-XSH lands near Johannesburg in South Africa.  It had flown  1700…

  7. Precautions – a deployment 2010

    By way of disaster precautions, Adrian Nance went to Mozambique in January 2010. The climate forecasts for Mozambique were bad for this season.  So the…

  8. Zambia and Mercy Flyers

    Zambia – a new country for us. We thank Craig and Rae Oranmore-Brown who have become our link into Zambia and are part of our…

  9. Closure – the recession closes our Mozambican HQ!

    Closure can be a good thing in bad relationships.  But it is less so when you are trying to start-up. So we are really sad.…

  10. Mozambique HQ – our first foreign base

    We needed a Mozambique HQ. A local HQ helps to build the day-to-day links with the authorities in there.  The links make our disaster response…