AIPACS OACG - A PROUD HISTORY OF EMERGENCY RESPONSE
AIPACS OACG can boast a proud history of rapid emergency response to catastrophic world events. The following depicts a brief collage of emergency events where AIPACS OACG procurement and logistics operations have been at the forfront. During these periods we have provided procurement and logistic support to over 200 NGO and Red Cross Societies including: ICRC, IFRC, British Red Cross, German Red Cross, Swedish Red Cross, Turkish Red Crescent, Danish Red Cross, American Red Cross, Canadian Red Cross,Norwegian Church Aid, Norwegian Refugee Council, Save The Children, MSF Logistique, MSF Holland, MSF Belgium, Caritas Germany, Caritas Austria, International Rescue Committee USA, American Refugee Committee, World Vision, Africare to name just a few.
NEPAL EARTHQUAKE - APRIL 2015
AIPACS OACG shipped several tons of blankets, tarpaulins,hygiene kits and household clean-up kits from our procurement base in Delhi, India by road to Nepal, crossing at the border town of Raxaul.
EBOLA CRISIS - WEST AFRICA 2014 - 2015
Testimonial from one of our largest customers with field teams deployed to Liberia and Sierra Leone ..........
03.03.2015 - "It has been a pleasure working with you all and I have had no complaints or issues from my field teams. Thanks for all the detailed updates and status reports. It really helped me in staying organized and managing the communication flow to my field teams"
The tragic consequences resulting from the unprecedented spread of the Ebola virus throughout West Africa will be felt in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea for many years to come. As the extent of this outbreak became increasingly apparent AIPACS OACG responded to the urgent requests for Personal Protection Equipment and Medical Consumables. This procurement and logistics operation has turned out to be one of the largest we have ever undertaken.
AIPACS OACG shipped out Personal Protection Equipment and Medical Consumables by air and by sea from the United Kingdom, Japan and China to Monrovia in Liberia, to Freetown in Sierra Leone and to Conakry in Guinea.
Medical Consumables being loaded at Pallets loading onto charter aircraft warehouse in Ipswich UK at Liege airport, Belgium
Urgently needed bio-protection suits for NGO personnel and local healthcare workers together with medical equipment, medical and surgical consumables enabled emergency treatment centres to become fully operational in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.
Ebola infected patients deployed quickly and efficiently
TYPHOON HAIYAN - PHILIPPINES 2013
In early November 2013 the strongest storm ever recorded at landfall directly hit Tacloban City, Leyte, on the east coast of the Philippines. The strongest Typhoon ever recorded with winds in excess of 195mph (313kph) devastated the region, killing over 6,000 people and leaving thousands of families homeless.
Typhoon Haiyan laid waste to some of the poorest regions of the country and many towns may never fully recover.
In support of our partners and customers alike AIPACS OACG responded with supplies of Emergency Food Rations, Hygiene Kits, Community Clean-up Kits and Water Purification. Relief logistics were extremely difficult with many roads destroyed and local airports rendered unusable. The tourist hub of Cebu was used as the principal reception point for emergency relief flights and then distribution out to the worst affected areas.
As the crisis has continued to develop throughout 2012-2013 AIPACS OACG has actively participated with logistics support to our partners and customers who had deployed to the region. The refugee camp at Zataari is now the size of the fifth largest town in Jordan.
AIPACS OACG has organised regular shipments primarily of foodstuffs, medical equipment and water purification to Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon.
In 2015 AIPACS OACG continues to provide support to our partners and customers with goods supplied from our strategic warehouses in Dubai, UAE and Mumbai, India.
PAKISTAN FLOODS 2010
Within 48 hours of the emergency being declared AIPACS OACG commenced a massive overland trucking operation to move thousands of tons of emeregncy relief goods into the stricken areas of Pakistan affected by the worst floods in history. Plastic Sheeting. Shelter Kits. Water Carriers. Water Storage. Water Purification and Family Hygiene Kits were moved from AIPACS Fametex warehouse in Lahore to Saidu Sharif (Swat), Islamabad, Mardan and Sukker. AIPACS Fametex tent production unit had also been in full swing from the outset producing fully winterised tents to provide adequate shelter for families before the onset of winter.
AIPACS OACG mobilised within hours sending personnel directly to the site to fully assess the extent of the emergency and to determine the immediate and most urgent relief requirements. The logistics were extremely challenging but AIPACS OACG moved in emergency supplies in the form of Latrines and Sanitation. Plastic Sheeting. Family Hygiene Kits and a complete 30 Bed Emergency Field Hospital, fully equipped to treat the most severe trauma. Distribution of emergency goods continued throughout 2010 and into 2011.
South Africa for shipment to in Kenya for shipment to
Abeche, Chad Nyala, Darfur.
Mosquito Nets being loaded in Nairobi, Kenya
for shipment to Nyala, Darfur
Water Carriers being assembled at AIPACS warehouse in Mumbai, India, for shipment by air to Nyala, Darfur.
AIPACS OACG also supplied Portable Buildings for use as Field Offices by our NGO customers who were operating at the front line in Pakstan Kashmir.
Tents being packed at Tents being loaded for People were desperate
AIPACS Production Unit transport to for shelter from the
in Lahore. Mussafarabad freezing weather
Portable Buildings heading Devastation everywhere AIPACS Family Tent
for Adana airport in tents were the fastest with Wood Burning
Turkey to be airlifted to solution to provide Stove to provide
Islamabad. emergency shelter for both heating and
families cooking for families
At 14.20 hours on December 26th 2004 the first call came through to AIPACS OACG to mobilise the first emergency airlift for Colombo, Sri Lanka. AIPACS OACG personnel worked 18 hour days for weeks on end moving thousands of tonnes of emergency relief goods to Sri Lanka, Indonesia and the Andeman & Nicobar Islands in the Indian Ocean.
Plastic Sheeting. Tents. Kitchen Sets. Family Hygiene Kits. Water Carriers and Water Purification Equipment. Emergency Medical Supplies - all were airlifted from our facilities in Europe, Dubai, India and Pakistan to the affected areas on a daily basis.
at our warehouse in Dubai loaded onto trucks distributed to families in
ready for airlift to Bandah at our warehouse in the Andeman & Nicobar
Aceh, Sumatra Delhi, en-route to Islands.
the airport for
airlift to Colombo
sweets to local children of people ruined AIPACS OACG continued
in Sri Lanka was a major to supply goods and services until 2007
event to help re-build the lives of the coastal