In 2019, Global Guardian published its inaugural Global Risk Assessment Map. Here, we take a look at some key changes and continuities for 2020. To download the full map, click here.
Over the course of four days Global Guardian’s Tairon Coronel helped deliver hurricane relief supplies including food, water and hygiene products to the Bahamas.
In response to Hurricane Dorian, Global Guardian has deployed helicopters, experienced security and medical personnel, and communications gear -- satellite telephones, Broadband Global Area Network (data/internet) -- to support our clients in Abaco and Nassau.
The recent attacks in Midland–Odessa and in El Paso, Texas as well as the attack in Dayton, Ohio all remind us of the prevalence and lethality of mass shooting incidents in the United States. The Department of Homeland Security defines an active shooter as: “An individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area; in most cases, active shooters use firearms(s) and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims.” By conservative estimates, there have been over 115 mass shooting incidents in America since 1982.1
During morning hours on 21 April, Easter Sunday, suicide bombers carried out six attacks across Sri Lanka, killing an estimated 253 people including at least 41 foreign nationals, with another 500 people injured.