1. philsuarez

    How Does a Disaster Relief Organization Get Boots on the Ground? The Logistics Behind the Scenes

    Article by: Phil Suarez, Director of Operations NYC Medics Disaster Response: Logistics Before an organization considers responding to a large scale international catastrophe, the organization must have set guidelines and operating procedures that details how the organization responds.  We, at NYC Medics (NYCM) refer back to these guidelines and bylaws as well as our experience to map out a successful deployment.  At the top of the list is always security.  The safety of the team is paramount to any organizational deployment. When a humanitarian crisis develops, usually after a catastrophic event, I first access all main media sources including...