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Notes from the Field – July 22-23, 2018

07/22/18 Notes from the Field Dr. Eric Fox, MD Santa Ana, El Salvador Arrived in San Salvador. Red eye flight without sleep but surprisingly awake. Wandering around the mall in San Salvador. $79 for a cubavera [...]

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    GR3 Overview

    What is GR3?

    • Licensed and certified disaster relief NGO
    • Core team of highly trained and experienced staff, affiliated professionals, and partnering NGOs with global deployment capabilities to over 110 disasters
    • Coordinating agent of global manpower, material resources, and organizational capacities for quick mobilization in a crisis, and empowering existing organizations to respond locally
    • ‘Culture of prevention’ risk management approach using education, training, and certification in disaster relief & related fields as a force-multiplier tool of global-local empowerment
    • Massive training and certification of over 350,000 volunteers and professionals
    • Implements a philosophy of being proactive rather than reactive by instant response to disasters
    • Specializing in “Train-the-Trainer” expertise of Psychosocial Support with Disaster Victims

    What are We About?

    • Coordinating the deployment of global manpower, resources, and partnering NGO capacities for more immediate, efficient, and self-sustaining disaster relief and resilience efforts
    • Creating a global-local ‘culture of preparedness by mainstreaming access to disaster risk management education, training, and certification
    • Implementing a risk management cycle that begins with first responder assistance and ends with educating locals to meet future
    • Building global-local risk management and resilience capacities by implementing ‘train the trainer’ programs that act as a force multiplier of crisis management skills, volunteers, and leadership
    • Empowering vulnerable populations with knowledge and techniques for long-term resilience and sustainability both before and after a crisis
    • Providing onsite and online resources for more affordable and accessible disaster relief education, training, and certification
    • Modeling a corporate culture of accountability and fiscal self-sustainability

    How Do We Serve?

    Stage 1 – First Responder Assistance—First response capabilities from emergency medical treatment to immediate relief and rescue services:

    • Emergency medical treatment
    • Search and rescue services
    • Mobile command center capabilities
    • Emergency response vehicles, supplies, and other necessary hardware
    • Immediate need provision—food, clothing, shelter

    Stage 2 – Stabilization Assistance—Prepositioned manpower and material resources for critical stabilization in the immediate aftermath of a crisis:

    • Medical stabilization and transition assistance
    • Immediate need provision maintenance and transition
    • Psychosocial counseling services

    Stage 3 – Post Emergency Resilience—Onsite and online learning opportunities for long-term risk management and sustainability skills

    • Emergency first response and rescue techniques
    • Mitigation stabilization and transition
    • ‘Train the trainer’ instructional opportunities to multiply professional skill levels and volunteer resources
    • Psychosocial counseling for long-term adjustment, adaptation, and risk prevention
    • Better Living Centers for instruction in emergency training and life skills
    • Feeding program for impoverished children
    • Training, command center, and storage facilities
    • Interim Orphan care and transition
    • Transitional assistance and vocational training for the disabled
    • Micro-financing for qualified individuals
    • Food security and production sustainability —kitchen garden and poultry farming