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Sitrep 07/07/17 – Building continues in Uganda

  A team of volunteers has returned from Uganda following a successful two weeks in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, working with partners Feed the Hungry and the refugee community to build fuel-efficient kitchens which will feed up to 20,000 schoolchildren. A second wave of volunteers has started work and has made great progress, completing a new school kitchen at Canrom and making good progress with further building work. The video below gives more background on our project in Uganda and highlights so far. …

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Sitrep 30/06/17 – TR continue work in Uganda as operations complete in Sri Lanka

A TR Light Liaison and Assessment Team has returned from Sri Lanka having stayed on after our main deployment to provide assistance in the wake of severe flooding and landslides. The team travelled to several locations around the affected area …

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Uganda field report – TR volunteers continue building work

Now in their second week in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement (KRS), Uganda, Team Rubicon volunteers have made great progress with kitchen building, working alongside local labourers and partners Feed the Hungry. At Arnold Primary School, a roof has been added to the …

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The Value of Engagement

It is a tired cliché, when encouraging people to engage with something, that you only get out what you put in. But if you are looking for Team Rubicon to help restore your purpose and to be part of your …

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Uganda field report – TR Greyshirts building kitchens with the community in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement

Team Rubicon has sent 13 volunteers to the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, Uganda. TR is working in partnership with Feed the Hungry UK, the Office of the Prime Minister in Uganda and the local refugee population to build permanent, fuel-efficient kitchens. …

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Sitrep 22/06/17 – TR in Uganda and Sri Lanka

13 TR Greyshirts are now at work in the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, Uganda. TR is working in partnership with Feed the Hungry, the Office of the Prime Minister of Uganda and the refugee community to construct permanent, fuel-efficient kitchens to feed …

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Sri Lanka field report – TR working alongside affected communities

Team Rubicon has sent 14 volunteers to Sri Lanka to provide humanitarian support following the most severe flooding in the area for nearly 15 years. Over 200 people lost their lives and nearly two weeks later more than 70 are …

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Sitrep 15/06/17 – TRUK deployed to Sri Lanka and Uganda

TR volunteers are now in Sri Lanka, and have been working closely with the community in the Matara District of the Southern Province, one of the areas most severely affected by recent flooding and landslides. One strike team has focussed on rebuilding a …

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Volunteer Veterans from Team Rubicon respond to Sri Lanka Flooding

14 members of Team Rubicon UK are travelling to Sri Lanka following severe flooding to provide urgently needed humanitarian support. After two days of torrential rain 224 people have lost their lives and a further 79 are missing. The Government …

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Support our deployment to Sri Lanka by volunteering in our Operations Room

It’s Go Time. We are sending a team to Sri Lanka. Their job is to provide flood relief in response to Cyclone Mora. If you really, really want to help (and it would be most welcome), come to the Operations Room …

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Sitrep 06/06/17 – Recce in Sri Lanka and continuing preparation for planned operations

We have a team in Sri Lanka assessing the scope of TR assistance following flooding and landslides affecting over half a million people. Find out more about our recce in Sri Lanka and please donate now to support our deployment to …

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Sri Lanka flooding – TRUK deploying a recce team

Update 5 June 2017 See below for a situation report from our recce team. Donate now to support our deployment to Sri Lanka. Team Rubicon UK has sent a four-man assessment team to Sri Lanka following severe flooding throughout the country. After …

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Sitrep 30/05/17 – Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and planned operations

Sri Lanka: An estimated 558,000 people are understood to have been affected by flooding and mudslides caused by monsoon rains. TR Operations is in contact with the Sri Lanka authorities to assess how we might be able to assist and …

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