Provision of emergency food, water, shelter and clothing.
Looking after those in need
Turn on any television channel. Read any newspaper. It seems like every day we awake to a new crisis somewhere in the world. We are ready to mobilize resources when disaster strikes. Our network of offices around the world enables us to leverage each other’s distribution networks and respond quickly with needed emergency humanitarian aid. Partnering with like-minded NGOs in-country, which show integrity and accountability, synergizes an even greater impact in delivering this aid to the areas with the most critical needs.
GAiN Australia – Disaster Response
So far, GAiN Australia has been partially or fully involved in the efforts of the GAiN Worldwide Disaster Relief Mission to bring aid and relief to areas devastated by natural disasters including the 2004 Indonesia and Sri Lanka Tsunami, the 2005 Pakistan Earthquake, the 2007 Solomon Islands Tsunami, the 2008 Myanmar Cyclone Nargis, the 2009 Philippines Super Typhoons Onday and Pepang, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake and more recently, the 2011 Thailand and Cambodia Flood Relief Projects. Whenever we receive an appeal for help, GAiN will prayerfully consider and organise appropriate Disaster Relief Projects in the countries faced with natural disasters.
GAiN Australia – GAiN’s Disaster Assistance and Response Team (DART)
Earthquakes, tsunamis, famines, violent conflict. We are increasingly aware of natural disasters and humanitarian crises. Are you impacted by such devastating news and want to give in a practical, tangible way? To not just give money, but to actually go to the disaster area and help those in need? Here is your opportunity to Be the Change and Give Hope.
Since 2012, GAiN has been building a team of international volunteers trained to be sent to disaster areas worldwide and provide efficient, effective, professional-quality assistance and support. DART is a team of trained volunteers who deploy when a disaster strikes. The DART team provides assistance in the form of food and clothing distribution, shelter provision, medical advice and trauma counselling, as well as initiating long-term reconstruction and development projects.
You can learn more or apply at http://dartgain.eu/
(Sourced from undpmalaysia’s YouTube channel (2012) ‘Act Now, Save Later’)