Through Jackson Global Initiative organization, The Lion’s
Den Mission Base, Rapid Response Team (RRT) members are deployed throughout South Florida to support communities and local/federal emergency response agencies in the midst of crisis and in times of
normalcy. The highly-trained members are carefully selected and trained to demonstrate the compassion and aptitude while providing tangible solutions to burdened communities in areas such
Responding to Natural Disasters: The RRT is equipped to
support restorative efforts, provide necessary resources (food, water, shelter and clothing) and provide crisis counseling and spiritual care support.
Supporting Community & Economic Redevelopment: The RRT
works with local, federal and community leaders to establish Community Resource Sites in an effort to increase educational, provisional and social opportunities within defined
Responding to Social Instability: The RRT supports
communities by acting as a social bridge between citizens and government agencies during periods of social unrest.
The RRT strives to deploy into communities requiring
disaster relief within 24 hours to investigate damages while sending team members within 72 hours to support preliminary efforts. Through training, RRT members are also equipped to treat the three
life-threatening injuries by opening airways, controlling bleeding, and treating for shock; provide basic medical aid; search for and rescue victims safely; and organize agencies and spontaneous
volunteers to be effective. Through strategically deployed Community Resource Sites, RRT members leverage their long term relationships with the community to increase quality of life standards