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A-PAD Search & Rescue Team Responds to International Disasters

A-PAD Search & Rescue Team Responds to International Disasters

Sep 16, 2018

A-PAD Search and Rescue Teams were rapidly dispatched in response to the disasters that occurred in quick succession in Lombok, Indonesia, Japan and most recently in the Philippines. The deployment teams from A-PAD, Civic Force and Peace Winds Japan also include a medical team and rescue dogs that were able to assist the police and military teams on ground in search and rescue.

  EARTHQUAKE IN INDONESIA TYPHOON JEBI EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN TYPHOON MANGHUT
DATE OF DISASTER 6TH AUGUST  2018 4TH SEPTEMBER 2018 6THSEPTEMBER 2018 15TH SEPTEMBER 2018
LOCATION

LOMBOK

WESTERN JAPAN

HOKKAIDO

NORTHERN PHILLIPPINES
DEAD 555 10 42 65
MISSING 1477 –         1 43
INJURED 156,003        300 150 64
DISPLACED 353,000 More than 8,000 in shelters More than 1,600 in shelters 58,000

 

 

A-PAD MO officials and SAR teams on ground in Lombok, Indonesia involved in rescue operations

 

A-PAD Search & Rescue team on location in Lombok, Indonesia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The A-PAD Search and Rescue Team preparing for deployment to Hokkaido, Japan
A-PAD Search and Rescue team in search of missing persons on ground in Hokkaido, Japan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The A-PAD Search and Rescue Team along with members from Peace Winds Japan on stand-by for deployment in Manila, Philippines