Relief refers to the provision of essentials, appropriate and timely humanitarian assistance to those are affected by disasters & pandemic, based on an initial rapid assessment of needs and designed to contribute effectively and speedily to their early recovery. It consist of the delivery of a specific quantity and quality of goods to a quantified group of beneficiaries, according to selection criteria that identify actual needs and the groups that are least able to provide them for themselves.
The components of Relief & Rehabilitations:
Preparedness focuses on understanding how a disaster or pandemic might impact the community and how education, outreach, and training can build capacity to respond to and recover from disaster. This may include engaging the business community, pre-disaster strategic planning, and other logistical readiness activities. The disaster preparedness activities guide provides more information on how to better prepare our organization and the business community for a disaster.
- Disastrous Impact & analysis
Response addressed immediate threats presented by the disaster, including saving lives, meeting humanitarian needs (food, shelter, clothing, public health, and safety), and clean-up, damage assessment, and the start of resources distribution.
Disaster recovery (DR) is an area of security planning that aims to protect an organization from the effect of significant negative events. DR allows us to maintain or quickly resume mission-critical functions following a disaster.
Disaster risk reduction (DRR) is an integral part of the social and economic development and is essential if development is to be sustainable for the future. A risk-informed and resilient 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development can only be achieved through partnering with groups, communities, and the private sector.
Mitigation involves steps to reduce vulnerability to disaster impacts such as injuries and loss of life and property. This might involves changes in local buildings codes to fortify buildings; revised zoning and land use management; strengthening of public infrastructure, and other efforts to make the community more resilient to catastrophic event.