• Operation Whipcrack

    • In Response to: Typhoon Hagupit
    • Location: Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
    • Active: Dec 4, 2014 - Dec 11, 2014

Objective

Team Rubicon deployed a recon team to the Philippines just before Super Typhoon Hagupit, a Category 5 storm, made landfall.

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December 12, 2014 After Action Report: Operation Whipcrack AAR OP Whipcrack AAR 1.6.2015 Overview: On 3 December 2014, Team Rubicon (TR) activated its Headquarters Emergency Operations Center (TR-HQ EOC) in response to Typhoon Hagupit. In response to the threat, Team Rubicon mobilized a Recon Team to liaise with government and international relief agencies in Manila. The team was… Read More »

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AAR Operation: Whipcrack

After Action Report: Operation Whipcrack AAR OP Whipcrack AAR 1.6.2015 Overview: On 3 December 2014, Team Rubicon (TR) activated its Headquarters Emergency Operations Center (TR-HQ EOC) in response to Typhoon Hagupit. In response to the threat, Team Rubicon mobilized a Recon Team to liaise with government and international relief agencies in Manila. The team was… Read More »

Standing Down

Typhoon Hagupit has weakened into a tropical storm, and after reviewing damage assessments conducted by the Philippines' government, we will not be deploying additional members to support Operation: Whipcrack. A highly capable recon team on the ground in Manila will continue to work with partnering agencies this week to support local efforts. Read More »

Recon Team to Deploy to Manila

We're launching Operation: Whipcrack to learn what support may be needed in the Philippines as Super Typhoon Hagupit, known locally as Ruby, is expected to make landfall. Tomorrow, a four-man recon team departs for Manila to establish a temporary base of operations and take shelter from the incoming storm. Should a follow-on response be needed, volunteer… Read More »

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Report PAKISTAN 2010 TABLE OF CONTENTS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Starting in August, torrential rains kicked off the 2010 monsoon season in Northern Pakistan. With record rain fall, rivers quickly swelled and began flooding towns and villages throughout the region. Unfortunately, this was only the beginning of a large scale, slow moving disaster… Read More »

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