From performing mountain rescues to establishing resilient communities in hurricane-prone regions, having access to reliable communications is critical for the success of both short-term and long-term recovery efforts executed by nonprofits and humanitarian aid organizations. According to the World Economic Forum, humanitarian crises are more frequent and severe than ever,
Going off the grid takes a combination of courage, planning, and training. Even in the best of situations with the most prepared teams, things can often go from adventure to danger. Fortunately, there are organizations that are prepared to respond to crises in the last mile at a moment’s notice.
The Last Mile Podcast features in-depth interviews with operators on the front lines of remote and austere missions around the world. Rafael Bobe, owner of LCG Holdings in Puerto Rico, knows the value of reliable and resilient communications networks. He was on the ground during Hurricanes Irma and Maria in