|Category:||Caring for Communities|
|Tags:||CARE, Good360, humanitarian relief, logistics, Red Cross, The UPS Foundation|
As Humanitarian Engineering & Logistics Manager, I am involved with The UPS Foundation and its support of CARE, Red Cross, Good360 and MedShare. UPS’s logistics expertise assists the non-government organizations (NGOs) in three categories: In-kind Transportation, Emergency In-kind Transportation and Capacity Building.
My responsibility pertains to the third category—Capacity Building. My job is done before a disaster happens and should make a positive impact on how an NGO functions during and after a disaster. We’re basically facilitating logistics, which is simply defined as the movement of goods, information and finances.