Being equipped with the proper supplies of goods will help when the disaster actually happens, as we will be prepared for the unexpected and don't have to worry about the essentials.
During and after disaster, there are times when we are not prepared, so these essential items are required for responding.
We have categorised Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) products as following:
Shelter: Those products that are essential for one’s safety and cover during times of disaster. Like: Clothes, Tents, Bags, Carpets, Blankets etc.
Health: Those products that are essential for improving health during times of disaster. Like Mosquito net, first aid kit, ayurvedic medicine
Wash: Those products that are essential for improving hygiene during times of disaster.Like sanitary napkins, soap, toothpaste, buckets, water filter etc
Education: Those products that support the educational activities of children during times of disaster. Like: stationary items, educational kits etc
Food: Food items are everyday essential during times of disaster. Like dry food, fruits, Spices, and frozen foods etc
Feel Good Products: Those products that support emotional wellbeing during times of disaster. People who are emotionally healthy are able to cope with the challenges. Dealing with disaster is emotionally stressful and one needs to look out for ways of getting out of stress or bouncing back from any setbacks. Like: Toys for children, women and men accessories. etc