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BB – RRT St Vincent – Disaster and Relief Efforts

On Tuesday night, December 24th, 225mm of rain fell on St. Vincent & the Grenadines over only a few hours resulting in flash floods and loss of life.  While the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) mobilized, RRT also mobilized and provided meals and 50 beds for persons sheltered in an emergency centre on Wednesday evening. […]

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AU – Perth Hills – One Week Later

Last week’s catastrophic blaze in the Perth hills of Western Australia ended after taking the property toll to 56 homes. The fire – which had flames of up to 20m high and was so hot it melted glass windows – was sparked by a falling power pole on a private property, on a Sunday with […]

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AU – Bathurst RRT set up base camp at Perthville

Hells Hole Fire – A bush fire is burning 5km south west of the village of Trunkey in the Copperhannia National Park. The fire is covering 2656 hectares in size & currently out of control. A base camp and catering facilities have been set up at Perthville to house and feed exhausted firefighters battling the Hell’s […]

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UK – Young RRT assist with St Jude storm clear-up

Young helpers from the Hertfordshire and Barnet congregations of the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church banded together to form a joint Rapid Relief Team (RRT) effort, after the impact of the debilitating storm, St Jude, on Monday 28th October 2013. The aftermath of the turbulent winds and rain left a messy carpet of strewn debris, including […]

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UK – Rapid Relief Teams attend Norfolk Helicopter Crash

Local civilian volunteers assisted emergency and military personnel attending the scene of the helicopter crash at Cley Marshes Nature Reserve on the evening of Tuesday 7th January. Cley Marshes Following the tragic helicopter crash near Cley next the Sea last Tuesday evening, scores of civilian and military personnel were rapidly drafted in to the area. […]

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