Activity Name: Humanitarian Assistance Program (HAP)
The OFRD’s aim is to help and assist communities prepared for disasters and to minimize the impact when disasters are occurring. Preparedness is a continuous cycle of planning, organizing, training, equipping, exercising, evaluation and improvement activities to ensure effective coordination and the enhancement of capabilities to prevent, protect against, respond to, and mitigate the effects of natural disasters and other man-made disasters. OFRD responses focus on families’ evacuation and then providing food and basic non-food relief items. Relief supplies kit may be prepared and for sheltering purposes a stockpile of supplies may be created. These kits may include food, water, medicine, and money. OFRD help affected communities in shelters and disaster recovery stage, in its all relief operation, OFRD’s major goal is to move as quickly as possible from disaster response to rehabilitation and reconstruction process of communities and then to sustained development. OFRD help the Returnees and IDPs for the basic living needs and rebuild livelihoods.