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:
- Receive 10% of EWB Nigeria admin cost
- 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
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ACCOUNT NAME: ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS NIGERIA
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 0051937347