Tag HADR

Water Beyond the Shore

Look at any of the marketing material for any new combat vessel these days and there is always a reference to the potable water generation capacity in relation to how it can support Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Response operations. Water…

The Wat’Bag

The James Dyson Award is an international design award that celebrates, encourages and inspires the next generation of design engineers. The Award is open to current and recent design engineering students. It’s run by the James Dyson Foundation, James Dyson’s…

Haiti Earthquake Port Rehabilitation

Port au Prince was the main port for Haiti, handling an average of 230 TEU's per day in 2009 between the North and South Piers, about 95% of the nation's total. These were almost completely destroyed in the 2010 earthquake.

Meanwhile, in Sierra Leone

From the muted media response one could be forgiven for thinking operations in Sierra Leone had ceased, Ebola was conquered and everyone was back home with tea and medals. The general direction of Ebola control is good; new cases are…

The Divvy 250 Emergency Water System

Quite obviously, if they want to sell it in the UK a name change is in order but regardless, I thought this a useful and interesting piece of equipment for Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Relief (HADR) and military water supply requirements.…

Sierra Leone Update

Two items of news to add to the previous post RFA Argus Stops at Gibraltar En Route On her way to #sierra leone, RFA Argus stopped at Gibraltar to take on board 32 pickup trucks for use when she arrives.…