Catalogue of Surge services


When National Societies implement humanitarian and development programmes, there is significant requirement for procurement, transportation, warehousing and handling of relief supplies. The IFRC responds to this need by providing Logistics and Procurement Services, Fleet Services, country Level logistics services through its Logistics Procurement and Supply Chain Management (LPSCM) set up.

Rapid response personnel

Technical competency framework

Tiered compentencies describing the knowledge and skills expected of personnel in this sector.


Emergency Response Unit
Logistics ERU

Effectively manage relief items and arrival of other ERUs.

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LPSCM for National Societies

Logistics Procurement and Supply Chain Management (LPSCM) Services for National Societies

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Additional resources

Logistics Standards Online
Standard products catalogue

Previously called Emergency Items Catalogue, this is a compilation of descriptions and specifications for standard relief items delivered to relief operations.

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