“We are in communication with state, regional, and national Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOADs) as well as emergency management agencies,” said Jock Menzies, president of ALAN, a non-profit organization that engages the supply chain community in support of humanitarian relief efforts. “We are standing by to provide assistance for transportation services, staging areas, storage, expert advice, and other vital resources.”
To make in-kind donations of needed supply chain and logistics goods and services, visit www.alanaid.org/relief-needs.php. To streamline relief efforts, ALAN is aggregating needs posted to the National Donations Management Network (NDMN) from the affected states, so potential donors do not have to review each state portal individually.
In conjunction with Rutgers University, ALAN is collecting information on supply chain disruptions resulting from this event to help identify potential resource shortfalls and determine where support from emergency and non-profit organizations may be needed most. Business disruptions resulting from this event may be reported at: http://kwiksurveys.com/app/rendersurvey.asp?sid=lkrq9o77q3t4yog39266&refer. All information will be treated confidentially.