The complexities of working in disasters

The chaos. The rush to help. The media and more. See how our friends at Thompson Reuters Foundation break down some of the complexities non-governmental organizations, or NGOs face when working in disaster.

The chaos. The rush to help. The media and more. There's a lot going on in the first few days following a disaster, when CWS staff work to provide CWS Kits, CWS Blankets and other relief supplies.

Of course, our role - and our six decades of expertise - is in in standing with communities long after disasters have forever changed their lives, helping them to recover.

First, though come the harrowing challenges NGOs - or non-governmental organizations - face in simply starting a response.

See how our friends at Thompson Reuters Foundation break down some of the complexities.

 

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