The Netherlands Red Cross

Main role S(P)EEDKITS

The Netherlands Red Cross acts as a facilitator for the transfer of field experience and practical knowledge in the areas of shelter and sanitation. Red Cross not only gives these advises to the developers of the various Work Packages but also facilitates the testing of applicability of solutions proposed, through workshops and try outs organized with sister societies. This testing can happen in the field or in situations that resemble emergency situations. This means that the Netherlands Red Cross in involved in the Work Packages where new designs are being developed.

Brief description of the organisation

The Netherlands Red Cross society is an organisation with a long-standing experience in disaster response, both at national and international level As a member of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC), the Netherland Red Cross responds to international disasters in the areas of Health, Water and Sanitation, Tracing and Shelter.

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