Difficulties in Emergency

Shelter

Shelter

During an emergency people often face the problem of accommodation as the houses are most likely to get damaged in a natural disaster like an earthquake, hurricane, flood, etc. The roof and walls get severe damage and require its repair immediately. Authorities provide temporary camps, but these shelters cannot offer you the safety you need.

Information

Information

In many affected areas, people do not receive vital information about the latest decisions of the government, entitlements, relief packages, structural reports, support for victims, and so on. In many rural areas, people depend on oral communication, and people remain unaware of the policies and decisions.

Finance

Finance

In such critical situation, people struggle with monetary problems because they cannot access their bank account. In this situation, the chances are high that people are unable to show their identity proof. They depend on the food and water supply from the government representatives.

Safety

Safety

People face numerous risks inside the temporary shelters including violence, disease and theft. As this not a home with proper walls, they do not provide the safety you can expect at your place. Areas that have a lot of greenery can attract snakes and pests towards the camp while after an earthquake in hilly areas, there are chances of landslides.

Water and Sanitation

Water and Sanitation

When people face these emergencies, water supplies are often found contaminated, and inadequate sanitation facility. With no other options, people are forced to drink the impure water and thus, they suffer from stomach related problems. People also face a shortage of health and sanitation items like soap, mosquito nets, sanitary pads, and other essential medications.