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The Third Sector (including voluntary sector and faith groups)

The Third Sector (including voluntary sector and faith groups)

The Third Sector can provide an extensive and diverse range of operational and support skills and services to statutory responders.

These skills and services include:

Practical support

  • First Aid
  • Support to ambulance services
  • Search and rescue of survivours
  • Refreshements and emergency feeding
  • Transportation and medical services

Psycho-social support

  • Comforting
  • Befriending
  • Listening
  • Help-lines
  • Support lines
  • Support networks
  • Advice
  • Counselling
  • Spiritual support
  • Group therapy

Equipment

  • Communications
  • Mobility aids
  • Bedding
  • Clothing
  • Hygiene packs

Information services

  • Public training
  • Communications
  • Documentation