Tag archives: disasters

Search Dog Foundation: Finding Diamonds in the Ruff
By Steven Libowitz   |   February 18, 2021

National Disaster Search Dog Foundation has had tremendous success in rescuing rambunctious shelter dogs and turning them into highly-trained rescue canine workers who, teamed with human partners, help find survivors buried in disaster wreckage while they’re still alive. It’s a story that’s both heartwarming on every level and awe-inspiring in its purpose and efficiency. But, […]

Rob Lewin to Leave Post
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   March 14, 2019

Rob Lewin, Director of the Office of Emergency Management, will be leaving his post in early May to start the next chapter of his career: the creation of a private consulting practice to assist local communities in disaster preparedness and planning.  Lewin, who has been with the Office of Emergency Management since 2015, is committed […]

Kerri & Camilla at Clarence
By Richard Mineards   |   February 15, 2018

Santa Barbara resident Kerri Murray, president of ShelterBox USA, had lunch with Camilla, the duchess of Cornwall, at her London home, Clarence House, last week. It was the second time the tony twosome had met, given the wife of Prince Charles also visited the charity’s new British HQ and visitors center in Truro, Cornwall, last […]