Disaster Emergency Relief

This page includes resources for responding to the relief effort for the latest disasters and emergencies.

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  • First Rock

    First Rock provides world-wide Crisis Management, Hostile Environment Training, Security Surveys and Operational Assistance for the Missionary and Faith-based Aid Agency community.
    Tel: +44 7809 689987
  • All in Diary

    The All In Diary is designed for use in disaster situations, and is specifically aimed at less experienced field based humanitarian workers in international and local NGOs. Information pages on many topics related to crisis management can be downloaded.
  • Church World Service Training

    This US based organisation provide resources, training materials and advice for dealing with emergency and relief situations. Much of their material is available through their website.
    Tel: +1 800 297 1516 (USA)
  • Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART)

    The Samaritan’s Purse International Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) program is committed to meeting the critical needs of victims of war, poverty, famine, disease, and natural disaster. We stand ready to respond at a moment’s notice whenever and wherever disaster strikes. The DART specialises in providing water, food, shelter, and medical care while sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ.
  • Disasters and the Local Church

    The book 'Disasters and the local church', published by Tearfund in 2011, provides guidelines for church leaders in disaster-prone areas of Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. The book is all online and free to download.
  • Medair UK

    Medair brings life-saving relief and rehabilitation in disasters, conflict areas, and other crises by working alongside the most vulnerable.
    Tel: 020 8772 0100
  • Medipac

    A 'medipac' is a medical bag which has been designed by doctors to help the traveller in emergency situations when abroad and when access to medical help is difficult. Other travel medicines are also available.
  • Redr UK

    RedR relieves suffering in disasters by selecting, training and providing competent and effective personnel to humanitarian aid agencies world-wide. They provide training courses on security issues, amongst other topics. Courses take place both in the UK
    Tel: 020 7840 6000
  • ReliefWeb

    ReliefWeb is the world's premier electronic clearinghouse for those needing timely information on humanitarian emergencies and natural disasters - designed specifically to help the humanitarian community improve its response to emergencies.
  • Satellite Phone Store

    US based company providing emergency communications equipment.
  • The New Humanitarian

    The New Humanitarian (formerly IRIN News) provides regular reports on a wide array of political, economic and social issues affecting humanitarian efforts. Particularly aimed at areas subject to disaster or crisis.