A Conversation with the Exercise Commander

A Conversation with the Exercise Commander

Brig. Gen. Lawrence Smith is the general officer commanding the 43rd South African Brigade of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). He is a…

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Steel Sharpens Steel

Steel Sharpens Steel

Joint Training at Shared Accord 13 Strengthens Two Infantries Before daybreak, a convoy of vehicles bumped down a dirt track pocked with deep ruts and…

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Medicine for the Masses

Medicine for the Masses

A Humanitarian Event Offers Free Medical Care to Civilians and Training for Soldiers From a distance, the crowd ringing the cricket stadium near Bhisho, South…

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A Dose of Prevention

A Dose of Prevention

South Africa, a Leader in Disaster Response, Works to Improve In January 2013, weeks of heavy rain caused the Limpopo River in Mozambique to swell…

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Disaster by the Numbers

Disaster by the Numbers

Africa from 1980 to 2008  ADF STAFF Africa is home to a wide range of natural disasters. Floods come along with the rainy seasons in…

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Ghana’s Face of Disaster Response

Ghana’s Face of Disaster Response

Kofi Portuphy Talks to ADF About His Nation’s Accomplishments and Challenges in Emergency Management Story by ADF STAFF, photo by SENIOR MASTER SGT. DAVID H….

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In the Time of Need

In the Time of Need

Kenya’s Military Embraces the Role of Disaster Responders BERENIKA STEFANSKA The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) received global attention during the devastating terror attack at the…

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