Last updated: 28 April 2015
The Integrated Cooking Method -- solar, fuel-efficient stoves, and heat-retention -- is an important tool for disaster response. Primary concerns for people affected by large-scale devastation include the need for purified water as well as safe ways to prepare and save food. This page contains a number of resources for those interested in disaster relief or emergency preparedness. The articles below cover the challenges faced by organizations attempting to provide relief in regions whose infrastructure has been destroyed and the need not only for preparedness, but for relief to be self-sustaining over time.
- Solar Cookers International’s Work for Disaster Preparedness.
- Towards Sustainable Relief Assistance
- Emergency preparedness
- Plans for a rocket stove made of four cinderblocks (imagery only)
- Fun-Panel solar oven plans (English)
- Fun-Panel solar oven plans (Esperanto)
These Non-Governmental Organizations specialize in or provide disaster relief. To be added to this list, write to firstname.lastname@example.org or simply add the category "Disaster relief" to your existing NGO page. If you need a new NGO page for your NGO, write to the above email address for help or follow these directions.