Join the Winter Wolf Run for TR

| Posted By: Sarah Roberts
Join the Winter Wolf Run for TR

We are delighted to have been chosen as this year’s charity partner for the Winter Wolf Run for the second year running! The Wolf Run is a hardcore 10k run across raw natural terrain, including open ground, woodland, lakes and thick mud. Come prepared to get dirty. Join the Team Rubicon Wolf Pack at this year’s Winter Wolf – the toughest and dirtiest of all the... Read More »

Uganda field report – into the final week of building

| Posted By: Nathan Nelson
Uganda field report – into the final week of building

The video above provides some background on this project as well as an update on progress so far. You can donate to support this project now. Our team in Uganda is now in their final week of building work. Overall, Team Rubicon is delivering seven kitchens at schools across Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement, with the kitchen at Kiryandongo High School being double-sized. Our first wave of... Read More »

Uganda field report – TR volunteers continue building work

| Posted By: Sarah Roberts
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 first kitchen building the volunteers started last week, with work starting on roofing the kitchen at another. The carpentry team has been compared to a... Read More »

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. A second wave of ten TR personnel will be heading to Uganda at the end of June to continue work. The Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement (KRS)... Read More »

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 still missing. Sri Lanka’s Disaster Management Centre is currently monitoring nearly 600,000 people who have been directly affected. Further landslide and flood warnings continue to... Read More »

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 estimates that nearly 700,000 people have been directly affected by floods and landslides. At least 150,000 are women, 7,600 are pregnant and a further 189,000... Read More »

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 at our headquarters in Chilmark and assist with monitoring and providing remote support to those on the ground. In return we can offer free accommodation... Read More »

Sri Lanka flooding – TRUK deploying a recce team

| Posted By: Nathan Nelson
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 two days of torrential rain 206 people have lost their lives and a further 92 are missing.The Government estimates more than 658,490 people have been... Read More »

Join a multi-agency disaster response exercise this May

| Posted By: Nathan Nelson
Join a multi-agency disaster response exercise this May

Here’s a great opportunity to join a multi-agency disaster response exercise, regardless of your level of previous engagement with TRUK. WHAT: Volunteers required to deploy on SIMEX – a multi-national, multi-agency disaster response training exercise. WHERE: The Team Rubicon input will be split between two locations: Team Rubicon UK Headquarters, Chilmark, Wiltshire SP3 5DU. Fort Widley, Portsmouth, Hampshire. WHEN: Saturday 6 May – Thursday 11 May 2017... Read More »

Strictly stars dance up a storm for TR

| Posted By: Nathan Nelson
Strictly stars dance up a storm for TR

On 18 April Nantwich Civic Hall hosted Keep Calm and Dance, a fundraising evening of dinner and dance. Stars of the show were AJ Pritchard and Chloe Hewitt, professional dancers on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing and European, British Open and National Dance Champions. The glittering evening was the brainchild of Greyshirt and London Ambulance Service Paramedic Rose Pescod. “The idea of this fundraiser came to me... Read More »