This section is intended as a quick reference guide for common materials needed during the acute stages of emergency humanitarian interventions. The information should be used to provide field offices with guidance on what items are appropriate for given situations and allow for easy communication of needs and specifications between field and procurement offices. The guidance consists of two sections: office/operations materials and relief materials by sector.
Each section provides:
- General guidance
- Guidance on local vs. international/regional procurement
- Indicative shipping information and costs
- Specifications and components and
- Other relevant notes
All information contained in the guidance is for planning purposes only – shipping packaging, costs and other details may differ according to your location and the suppliers used.
Common Emergency Supplies and Equipment – Specifications
Non-Food Items & Programming Supplies/Equipment
Including Hygiene & Household Water Kits, Latrine Cleaning Kit, Solid Waste Removal Kit, Water Testing Kit, Water Supply (Ground Bladder, 30m3 Onion Tank, 6m3 Trucking Bladder, 5m3 Storage Tank Kit, Tank Sheets, and Tank Fitting Kit)