Crisis Response – Successful Extraction Following Russian Invasion Feb 2022.

In late 2021, a leading US-owned technology firm with a significant presence in Kyiv, Ukraine, faced the escalating threat of a full Russian invasion. The rising tensions and imminent danger created a sense of urgency within the company. They were deeply concerned about the safety of their employees and their families, as well as the security of their valuable intellectual property, necessitating a robust crisis response.

The company sought comprehensive intelligence insights and emergency extraction contingency planning to mitigate these risks.

Recognising the gravity of the situation, the firm reached out to Prevail Partners, a company known for its expertise in crisis response, security risk management and intelligence services.

Prevail responded promptly, providing critical intelligence reporting that included indicators and warnings of potential threats.

In tandem with the intelligence reporting, Prevails team conducted meticulous extraction planning on the ground. This planning encompassed detailed strategies for safely evacuating personnel and securing vital assets.

The combination of real-time intelligence and well-coordinated extraction plans ensured that the company was prepared, allowing them to respond swiftly and effectively to the looming crisis.

Crisis Response - Successful Evacuation of US Teck Company in Ukraine - Prevail Partners

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Predicting Invasion and Ensuring Safe Extractions

Prevail’s comprehensive approach and crisis response proved to be highly effective, as the team accurately predicted the Russian invasion within a precise two-day window, aligning perfectly with real-time events.

Leveraging their meticulous planning and thorough understanding of the situation, Prevail successfully executed the extraction of many company employees and their dependents who chose to leave.

Utilising multiple routes and pre-established support networks within Ukraine, the team was able to safely extract individuals from various locations in Ukraine and transport them to a secure location in neighbouring Romania.

 

The Importance of Preparedness

Prevail’s success in this situation can be attributed to their meticulous planning and comprehensive preparation. By pre-positioning resources strategically and identifying multiple viable routes, they ensured that logistical challenges could be managed effectively.

Additionally, they verified and secured all necessary documentation in advance, which streamlined operations and minimised potential delays. Furthermore, Prevail established robust support networks within Ukraine, fostering strong relationships with local partners and stakeholders.

This groundwork enabled Prevail to act swiftly and efficiently under extremely stressful conditions, ensuring the successful execution of their mission. Their attention to detail and proactive approach were key factors in overcoming the numerous obstacles they faced.

Conclusion

This comprehensive preparation allowed Prevail to complete the extraction faster and more effectively than anyone else, ensuring the safety of all personnel involved. Their meticulous planning and attention to detail proved crucial in a high-pressure, high risk environment.

In times of crisis, having a reliable partner like Prevail can make all the difference. With their unparalleled expertise in intelligence services and crisis management, Prevail Partners helped this US-owned technology firm navigate through a highly volatile situation with precision and confidence.

Their ability to swiftly adapt to changing circumstances and provide strategic guidance was instrumental in achieving a successful outcome.

If you would like to learn more about Prevail’s comprehensive security risk management and intelligence services, please get in touch.

 

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