Monthly Archives: December 2011

Big Interview With Bronwen Hewitt From DHRT

Bronwen Hewitt has spent more than 30 years campaigning for the right to quality services for children and adults with profound physical disabilities. Her dedication has resulted in a groundbreaking new venture at former agricultural…

Can You Empty My Rubbish?

Hundreds of South Devon residents are calling 999 for ‘scandalous’ requests like collecting rubbish and switching TV channels. Ambulance personnel have pleaded with members of the public to stop misusing 999 calls, which could potentially…

ShelterBox, Uganda

ShelterBox Response Team (SRT) member Laura Dale (UK) delivered aid to up to 2,000 people in Uganda affected by deadly mudslides in April 2010. A journalist based in the South West of the UK, Laura…

ShelterBox: Dadaab, Kenya.

More than 6,000 ShelterBox tents and essential equipment have been sent to refugee camps near Dadaab in Kenya and Dolo Ado in Ethiopia. The tents will house up to 6,000 families who have fled drought-hit…

Critical Incident Management

Critical incident management training goes hand in hand with being an aid worker. It is often applied to situations faced by businesses and organisations working in extreme conditions, but by definition, critical incidents are typically…