Disasters do not discriminate and can occur anytime and anywhere. In such times of calamity, the response of non-government organizations (NGOs) play vital roles. In providing assistance in the form of emergency supplies; medical aid and shelter to the affected people, Rotaract Clubs as an NGO provides immediate relief as well as long term rehabilitation. They are often the first to respond to disasters, especially in remote areas where government help is limited and further extend the help in reducing the risks and impacts of disasters.
Contribution to Disaster Risk Reduction Ecosystem
Continued support for their efforts is crucial, as they provide unique and important contributions to the disaster risk reduction ecosystem.They work on the ground to assess damage, identify needs, and provide immediate relief. Rotaract club is not solely emergency responders, but also a contributor in capacity building and strengthening local communities as well as advocacy and policy development.
Effective collaboration between governments and NGOs is necessary to ensure a proactive and coordinated response to disasters. Such collaboration can undoubtedly lead us towards a safer, disaster resilient world.Let’s not wait until disaster strikes to recognize the value of NGOs and their significant impact in saving lives and supporting vulnerable communities. Together, we can create hope in the world.