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Global Rescue deploys medics and special ops veterans to aid in Port-au-Prince

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Global Rescue has tasked a rescue team comprising former Navy SEALS and other security personnel as part of the emergency evacuation service’s mission to support its clients and relief efforts in the troubled Haitian capital.

Global Rescue’s team is led by a former Navy SEAL and a member of the Army’s Special Forces. Members of the team arrived in the Dominican Republic Thursday morning and are working to evacuate clients trapped in  the debris by the region’s devastating earthquake.  Their mission will also include the recovery of mortal remains The relief effort has been thus far hampered by a shortage of medical personnel and a deteriorating security situation.

If you have family or relatives trapped in Haiti, Global Rescue may be able to help.  Contact the company’s operations center at 617-459-4200.

Global Rescue is an emergency services company that provides best-in-class medical, aeromedical evacuation, search and rescue and security services to individuals, corporations, travelers and expeditions worldwide. The company’s emergency response teams are comprised of paramedics, physicians and security personnel, many of whom are veterans of elite special operations units of the U.S. Military. Through an exclusive relationship with the physicians of Johns Hopkins, Global Rescue members also benefit from the advisory services of some of the world’s finest physicians. .

Recent examples of Global Rescue’s work include rescuing a safari client from Mozambique and dispatching a special operations team to Africa to protect and prepare to evacuate Americans from a country experiencing political unrest. Other recent missions include evacuations from Lebanon, The Republic of Georgia, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Mexico, Alaska, Argentina, Ethiopia, Ghana, and Thailand.  For more information, visit

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