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Infographic: Deutsche Post DHL Disaster Response deployment in Nepal

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SINGAPORE/PRNewswire/ — Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) Group has wrapped up its Disaster Response Team (DRT) deployment in Kathmandu, Nepal just over a month since the first earthquake. The appended infographic summarizes the activities and challenges onsite by the logistics company.

Infographic: Deutsche Post DHL Disaster Response deployment in Nepal
Infographic: Deutsche Post DHL Disaster Response deployment in Nepal

Activated by a request from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), the DRT worked closely with Nepalese authorities, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), numerous governments, aid agencies and NGOs to improve logistics operations at the Tribhuvan Kathmandu International Airport, with one of its first jobs being to clean up the congested tarmac area of relief supplies.

The DRT program falls under DPDHL Group’s GoHelp initiative, a corporate responsibility program which focuses on disaster management. This GoHelp initiative comprises the “Get Airports Ready for Disaster” (GARD) program and natural disaster response via the DRTs. In a partnership with the United Nations (UN) since 2005, DPDHL Group provides the UN with access to its core competence in logistics, its global network and the know-how of its employees free-of-charge.

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Deutsche Post DHL Group is the world’s leading logistics and mail communications company. The Group is focused on being the first choice for customers, employees and investors in its core business areas worldwide. It makes a positive contribution to the world by connecting people and enabling global trade while being committed to responsible business practices and corporate citizenship. Deutsche Post DHL Group operates under two brands: Deutsche Post is Europe’s leading postal service provider. DHL is uniquely positioned in the world’s growth markets, with a comprehensive range of international express, freight transportation, eCommerce, and supply chain management services. Deutsche Post DHL Group employs more than 480,000 employees in over 220 countries and territories worldwide. The Group generated revenues of more than 56 billion Euros in 2014.

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May 29, 2015 at 6:20 pm

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