Safari Club International members are used to traveling to remote and isolated locations to ensure a successful outcome to their quest be it hunting elusive game or landing a trophy fish. But enjoying that isolation comes with a real element of risk. Global Rescue recently orchestrated a complex medevac operation for one of its members from the remote island of Kiritimati, also known as Christmas Island. Continue reading Global Rescue Conducts Medevac Mission
A South African hunt quickly turned life-threatening when Dennis Anderson, former president of Safari Club International, had trouble breathing. A call was made to Global Rescue, who quickly dispatched a critical care paramedic who deployed to Dennis’ hospital bedside, serving as his advocate in the hospital and accompanying him on the journey home. Continue reading Global Rescue Rushes to Aid SCI Member In South Africa
Safari Club International members are quite extensive travelers. Whether hunting sheep in the high mountains of New Zealand or hunting the big five in Africa, our members go where the hunting is best. With such wide-ranging travel come a variety of hidden dangers associated with these exotic destinations. Malaria is one of the most frequent illnesses encountered by world travelers. Continue reading SCI Travel – Malaria Facts & Precautions from Global Rescue
By the time the US State Department announced that all non-essential US citizens leave Egypt following the resignation of former President Muhammed Morsi, Global Rescue’s security personnel had been on the ground for nearly a week, advising its members and preparing evacuation routes.
During that time, protests coordinated by supporters and opponents of President Morsi led to massive rallies and violence that resulted in a number of deaths, including that of at least one American.
To support its clients, Global Rescue’s on-the-ground security specialists directed communication between members and their home organizations. Global Rescue’s members–including a number of individual travelers, students participating in study abroad programs, and corporations–all received detailed security advice from our deployed operators.
Throughout this entire period, Global Rescue’s intelligence analysts provided its personnel with detailed reports on developments throughout the area, which were quickly shared with each of Global Rescue’s members in the region. Global Rescue’s security advice included information on planned demonstration locations and actionable recommendations for traveler safety.
Faced with the possibility of continued instability, Global Rescue prepared evacuation resources and established unique rally points for each of its members and clients in the region.
On July 7, Global Rescue’s security personnel escorted approximately sixty members to a privately chartered aircraft and evacuated them to safety.