All posts tagged: "response"

  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. Thanks for the aid – both ways!

    We needed a good aid team to deliver help in 2013. Thanks for the aid! Here, our trustee Clive Langmead thanks Manuel Maxlhaieie, the INGC…

  5. 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…

  6. 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.…

  7. 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…

  8. Ground crew at work in 2007

    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…

  9. Pilot Bob Gillan giving aid to the needy

    Pilot Bob Gillan of Hope of the Nations is delivering non-food items to the needy on the Zambezi in 2007. Non-food items are things like…

  10. Disaster response 2007 – the team

    Disaster response 2007 To help understand disaster response 2007, we will give a bit of background. A helicopter-based disaster response team is needed when people…