TNT supports WFP in emergencies with the Emergency Response Team; a pool of more than 60 dedicated and trained people who can be deployed to the field within two days. TNT can also offer support via Special Services, TNT Airways, Local bridging and through the involvement of third parties.
Supporting WFP in its emergency preparedness and response to ensure quicker and more efficient emergency logistics.
Hetty van Doorn, TNT staff member for the Moving the World programme, based in the WFP Headquarters in Rome, received the request in the evening of the 5th of September and called Ferry Spaan, Emergency Response Officer at the Emergency Response desk in Duiven, The Netherlands on the 6th. Ferry’s immediate task was to find and coordinate an operational solution to transport 7 large warehouse tents from WFP’s depot in Brindisi, Italy to Khartoum, the capital of Sudan.