Week 9 Information Establishing Points of Distribution (PODS)

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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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Week 9 Information Establishing Points of Distribution (PODS)
Points of Distribution (POD) during a disaster are expected to very beneficial. Although
the primary reason of setting the PODs up is as a source of supplies for the resources that
enhance recovery and restoration of the victims, the POD can also be detrimental hence
increasing pain and distress of the victims instead of alleviating such. Many issues may cause a
POD to be detrimental instead of being beneficial to the victims and thus prolonging the time of
rescue and recovery in a disaster operation. These issues may arise due to poor planning or lack
of pr...

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