Disaster Respond FundLets Kick Ebola Out.

There is a great need for skilled and professional help during and after every disaster to safeguard lives. Every disaster comes with social problems and it is the goal of Engineers Without Borders Nigeria to solve any social problem. Lives can be saved if the needed designed skill is available to mitigate the effects of disaster.

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DRF

There is a great need for skilled and professional help during and after every disaster to safeguard lives. Every disaster comes with social problems and it is the goal of Engineers Without Borders Nigeria to solve any social problem. Lives can be saved if the needed designed skill is available to mitigate the effects of disaster.

The Disaster Response Fund (DRF) is a fund set up by Engineers Without Borders Nigeria to ensure that immediate financial support is available for EWBN team in response to disasters.

The Disaster Response Fund is a humanitarian fund established by the Engineers Without Borders Nigeria to enable more timely and reliable humanitarian assistance to those affected by natural disasters and armed conflicts.

Disaster Response Fund urgently needs your support to help children and families suffering from disasters and emergencies  specifically in Nigeria and around the world. Your gift will help us rush emergency provide interventions in the area of water and sanitation, health, energy, roads, enhance livelihood, Education and shelter. Our members, stationed University campuses, are committed to helping rebuild lives and communities.

EWB Nigeria is a social enterprise dedicated to solving social problems using design thinking approach. We design technologies that solve social problems. We believe that disasters create social problems, as such we want to be ready whenever and wherever any disaster starts in Nigeria and around the world.

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Objective


The EWBN DRF is to achieve the following objectives:
1. promote early action and response to reduce loss of life;
2. enhance response to time-critical requirements;
3. strengthen core elements of humanitarian response in underfunded crises
4. Provide first responder intervention to those affected by disasters
4. Work with partners to mitigate and reduce the effect of disasters.

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Purpose of Fund

The funding will enable EWBN to position staff  and volunteers at the scene of the disaster to provide emergency assistance such as providing shelter, sustaining livelihood post disaster, water and sanitation, health and energy, carry out search and rescue, evacuate people and shelter them, and conduct the rapid damage and be involve in reconstruction of community for people to get back to their normal life.

EWB Nigeria defines disaster response as “as the solving of social problems resulting from disasters and the provision of assistance during or immediately after a disaster to meet the life preservation and basic subsistence needs of those people affected”. The purpose of the DRF is to fund disaster response activities that meet immediate needs created by disasters.

 The Fund Will Operate
The fund will be funded through the following means:

  1. Donations
  2. Receive 10% of EWB Nigeria admin cost
  3. Fund Raising Event for specific disasters

Through the Fund, communities experiencing disaster will be assisted in the area of water and sanitation, waste, livelihood, health, education, agriculture and energy.

The fund will be operated through partners.

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Management of Fund


A director will be appointed to oversee the operation of the fund who will also be a staff of EWB Nigeria. He/she will be a joint signatory with the CEO to the funds. Each disbursement of funds shall be approved by the Board of EWB Nigeria.

The responsibilities of directors includes: Fund Raising ,Mobilization of EWB Nigeria members and volunteers ,Networking with Partners ,Production of Reports ,Visits to site

Partners can include; United Nations Humanitarian Agency , NEMA , Red Cross , And more

Your little donation will safe a live, make a donation now, make payment on our account number below

BANK: GTB

ACCOUNT NAME: ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS NIGERIA

ACCOUNT NUMBER: 0051937347