Disaster response

Our deep knowledge of logistics and our global presence allow us to deliver on the need for aid to reach areas impacted by disaster quickly and efficiently, and we see it as a clear responsibility to do so.

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Ambition

To act in accordance with our values by using our leverage and logistics capabilities to support response efforts to large natural disasters and in complex emergencies. 

Targets 2018

Participate, as part of the Logistics Emergency Team (LET), in cases of complex emergencies and large-scale natural disasters. Contribute in LET preparedness activities such as training and knowledge sharing on transport and logistics capability as well as site access at selected locations. 

Progress 2018

Increased our allocation of time and resources to also respond to human-incurred disasters in addition to natural disasters. Participated and contributed to the Logistics Emergency Team’s response to emergencies in Indonesia and Yemen. Continued to map freight and logistics options to secure the Global Logistics Cluster’s preparedness in risk-prone areas. 

Targets 2019

Participate, as part of the Logistics Emergency Team (LET), in cases of complex emergencies and in large-scale natural disasters. Contribute in LET preparedness activities such as training and knowledge sharing on transport and logistics capacity as well as site access at selected locations. 

Read more on page 36 in our Sustainability Report 2018.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals

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