Serving NGOs & Venezuelan Refugees in Colombia: A Collaboration with NetHope

Team Rubicon USA - Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:40
In March 2019, Team Rubicon partnered with NetHope in Cucuta, Colombia to provide internet connectivity for NGOs that are serving Venezuelan refugees. Over the past several years, the socioeconomic situation in Venezuela has been consistently deteriorating as a shrinking GDP and hyperinflation have strongly taken hold of the country. This has led to widespread shortages … Read More


Who Gets Deployed with TR?

Team Rubicon USA - Wed, 04/03/2019 - 18:37
WHO GETS DEPLOYED? The deciding factor for who we send to an operation is determined by the needs on the ground. We look at a Greyshirt’s distance from the operation and usually deploy those more local first over volunteers that need to fly. We do this because it’s cheaper and will aid in the development … Read More


Raising the Roof for One of Their Own

Team Rubicon USA - Sat, 03/30/2019 - 11:53
Hurricane Irma came, and she dropped a tornado virtually into Earl and Elizabeth Bishop’s Immokalee backyard. The tornado churned up dirt and dust and sandblasted the house. It tore off the vinyl siding and blew open the backdoor. Then, the tornado sucked everything inside the house out that backdoor. Then came the rain to soak … Read More


Country Profile: Mozambique

Team Rubicon USA - Sat, 03/30/2019 - 10:11
On March 25, 2019, Team Rubicon received an official assignment from the Mozambique Minister of Health through the World Health Organization to provide an EMT Type-1 Mobile unit to central Mozambique, in response to the March 15 Cyclone Idai that caused major, widespread flooding and catastrophe infrastructure damage.  The United Nations reports that more than 1.8 million people need aid in … Read More


Meet Dr. Erin Noste, Team Rubicon’s Deputy Medical Director

Team Rubicon USA - Thu, 03/28/2019 - 13:05
Erin Noste, MD FACEP (Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians), Team Rubicon’s Deputy Medical Director, exudes energy and purpose. She said she knew as a child she wanted to be a physician. Though no one in her family was a doctor, a family friend was a pediatric surgeon who traveled with Doctors Without … Read More


Operation Macuti Light

Team Rubicon USA - Wed, 03/27/2019 - 18:06
Team Rubicon is launching a mobile medical aid operation in Dondo District, Mozambique to provide support to residents impacted by Cyclone Idai.


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