Disaster Response

By: carmenwrivera | October 11, 2017


I have come across this question several times. Especially, when I am on a casual mission of socializing with my social networks, whenever the debate on natural and manmade disaster takes place, it is my aim to help improve the awareness levels of many about the drastic aftermath situations that are associated with these threats.

When the topic of relief supplies comes that are very core in nature, many people are clueless and one cannot blame them for that. Media channels like the internet, television, radio and newspapers are now playing significant role in spreading the word about the crucial roles that are played by core relief items in an emergency situation.


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Category: Core Relief Itmes 


By: carmenwrivera | September 05, 2017


The choice made by the service provider is designing different varieties of products relate to their vision in dealing with different catastrophic situations. Each product add dimension to the overall rescue operation. The philosophy of utmost comfort is directly proportional to how the service provider plans out production of products. UNCHR has established guidelines in relation to how different set of relief products must be produced. The ICRC certification is a testimony that the products offer maximum usability to the displaced people.

Repair The Refugee Despair With Non Food Items And Shelters  

Refugees have little to cherish:

Each item provisioned to them feels the whole world. Their requirements are ordinary. However, humanitarian agencies propel the extension of items tha...

By: carmenwrivera | August 03, 2017

How can you construct the experience of the people hit by a disaster? Not many of us would be able to really highlight how it feels to become vulnerable. Experiences may be good or bad but the emotional response matters a lot.

How the situation is handled is important. The vulnerable people look forward to a holistic positive experience from the rescue operators.

Supply The Relief To Disaster Hit People   

The significance of the scope of a rescue operation cannot be undermined. What rescue operators can present to the vulnerable in a consistent matter is of significance. Disaster relief supplies can proudly boast their inclusion in the league of extraordinary relief suppliers having the experience and dexterity to instantly adapt to any catastrophic situation.

What is...

By: carmenwrivera | July 17, 2017


Storing food is just the beginning of being ready and prepared for an event where emergencies may take place. There are other items besides food that may play a critical role when it comes to turn one’s fight for survival into a real success.

 Non-Food Items 

The problem is that many people still lack in awareness when it comes to non-food items. They are not sure of what exactly these items are and this lack of awareness at times may cause delays in sending the right aid to those who may be suffering from a natural or man-made disasters. Following is a list of some items that are recommended for such situations:

Medical supplies:

  • First Aid Kit
  • Bandages
  • Thermometer


  • Wiping products
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toilet rolls

Personal Hygien...

By: carmenwrivera | July 04, 2017

One may easily get things mixed up when thinking about a conventional supplier (for business) and unconventional supplier (not for business, may supply relief items). The difference between them is normally not known. This piece of writing can be classified as an attempt to address this very basic yet very important aspect in clear and precise words.

 How A Relief Supplier Operates 

A conventional operator in this domain may have different sets of goals that might be mainly focused on building business and return on investments. While the job for relief supplier is simply cut out, i.e. their core focus is to work in close collaboration with the international aid agencies and organizations with a non profitable intent. The entire idea is to save maximum precio...

By: carmenwrivera | June 15, 2017

Malaria is a disease which takes the lives of the thousands of people all around the world on a yearly basis. It is one of the biggest problems which we are facing for years now. Especially, in the underdeveloped and less facilities backward areas of the Africa and Asia, where people still live like ancient civilization.

How To Effectively Prevent Malaria    

They are the ones who are mostly affected with this disease and lose their lives more than any other part of the world. The best tool to prevent the malaria cases could be the use of the long lasting insecticidal nets. They certainly are the best thing which could be used to remain safe from this life taking disease.

Remain in well-screened places at Evening:

When it starts getting darker and the day ...

By: carmenwrivera | May 31, 2017

No natural disaster can be stopped even if we know about it like flood, storms or torpedoes hitting our areas. What can be done in some of these situations is to do some precautionary measures like,

  • Preparing for the worst
  • Moving to safe place
  • Gathering food
  • Collecting Important supplies
  • Clothes according to the climate
  • First aid boxes
  • Dry food and water
  • Calling the emergency agencies, etc.


Any of the natural disaster can be devastating for the people as they may lose their valuables, family members, friends etc. A lot of them get crippled for life and those who survive are in so much shock that it takes time to get them back to normality.

Relief Supplier   

Although, Government and authorities act at their fullest but still there are some ...

By: carmenwrivera | May 15, 2017

A recent survey performed on the number of displaced people notice around 45.3 million individuals are refugees either because of war conflictions, discrimination or natural and environmental disasters. It is expected that the number of refugees may exceed 50 million by the end of 2020.

Countless refugee tent manufacturers are performing their best to provide a durable shelter solution for them to avoid environmental and weather difficulties. Many other authorities as well struggle for health and normalcy related matters for these refugees.

How To Plan Better For Refugee Shelters  

Better Shelter Availability:

The common shelters for refugees are only adjusting 4-5 individuals which are not an enough solution for a single family. They mostly do not work for a long period. ...

By: carmenwrivera | April 13, 2017

Home Storage:

Life cannot be too bad while having food in possession. However, home storage must have enough items other than food that are helpful to be prepared for whatever emergency situations.

To fully equip the home storage from items that are helpful for dealing hazardous situation easily, taking an inventory of items is required that are already in possession and identifying those that are missing. The following tips are helpful for taking such inventory of items.

Non-Food Items  

  • Non-food items must be listed that are required to be around.
  • Average cost and top price to pay must be identified.
  • For those extra items, set a monthly budget to have them every month.
  • Save the money until you find it, if an item is out of stock.

List Of Items ...

By: carmenwrivera | March 07, 2017

The refugee tents are something we all are very well aware of. They are an essential and significant part of relief products that are being supplied after any disaster. After any disaster, such as earthquake, tornado, flood or tsunami when people become homeless, the essential need for them is the availability of the shelter. So in that case, it is very important that they are being provided with shelter. A shelter can save them from the effects of the weather, whether it is cold or hot. So they remain safe from many types of diseases and illness.

Refugee Shelter    

Apart from the use in disaster, we normally see a lot of other benefits which they provide us. Basically, the refugee shelter can be used for a lot of many other purposes in d...