Establishing Points of Distribution

Points of Distribution (POD) can be extremely beneficial in disaster situations. They can also create concerns during an operation in regards to transporting supplies, safety, security and finding an optimum site for establishing a POD.

Pick one area, either beneficial or detrimental; briefly explain how that would affect a disaster operation, and how you would improve upon the process.

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In the wake of a disaster, establishing a suitable point of distribution is vital for the fulfillment of the public’s needs. It is no wonder emphasis is made on planning during the implementation of such programs. With a developed strategy and coordinated effort, the community will get those lifesaving commodities quickly and efficiently (Luis et al. 2012). Such operation includes the coordination of many fronts including transportation of supplies, safety, security and an excellent site for distribution.

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