Mission Brief

December 27, 2019

Categories: In Action,

Every day Global Rescue personnel are involved in medical, security and travel operations worldwide. Below are highlights from some of our most recent operations in various locations. In a typical month, Global Rescue performs hundreds of operations in dozens of countries.

In October and November, we executed missions in Argentina, Austria, Belize, Canada, Chile, Ethiopia, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Lithuania, Malaysia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Peru, Switzerland and the United States, among others. Below is a snapshot of some of our most recent operations in various locations across the world.


Provided medical advisory for young skier who suffered a fractured clavicle while skiing on the Hintertux Glacier.


Provided security advisory and deployed operations specialists for college students studying in the region during the Chilean unrest. Supplied on-the-ground intelligence and assembled precautionary air and ground evacuation plans. Extracted tourists from locations severely impacted by civil unrest.


Conducted a medical evacuation for a student member who sustained a severe leg laceration while skiing.

United States

Provided medical advisory services for a member who fell 15 feet while climbing near South Lake Tahoe, California.

Hong Kong

Provided a medical advisory for a member who contracted pneumonia while travelling on business.


Coordinated a helicopter rescue for a member exhibiting symptoms of high-altitude cerebral edema while climbing near Khare. Conducted a successful evacuation from Khare to Kathmandu.


Conducted a medical evacuation for a member suffering from peritonitis. Successfully transported a member from Nigeria to Beirut for continued treatment.


Coordinated a rescue for an injured member who was suffering from blindness on the Quelccaya Glacier at an altitude of 17,300 feet.


Global Rescue provides our clients with the world’s leading travel risk, crisis management, medical, security and evacuation services. To learn more about our services, visit us at globalrescue.com or call 800-381-9754.

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