Habitat Technology Disaster Response teams assess options for responding as quickly as possible. Habitat technology collaborates with community leaders, local government, humanitarian aid organizations and Habitat affiliates on a wide array of long-term and sustainable solutions.
Disaster Response also offers technical and organizational expertise in order to begin construction of transitional shelter and new housing, repairs and reconstruction as soon as possible. For response activities such as land preparation, construction activities and skills training, Disaster Response facilitates community involvement and support.
Habitat Technology Disaster Response helps communities recover and regain the capacity to rebuild their lives and livelihoods. By giving the communities the means to rebuild, Habitat Technology Disaster Response supports, empowers and helps families build recovery shelter and housing solutions. New, integrated communities are created, as well as new Habitat affiliates.