How getting rid of our used motor-oil?

May 14, 2010 - 1:07pm


I have a very down-to-heart question for thos who like mechanic and have a fair the environment!

Otimização de Sites

May 4, 2010 - 4:51am

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Inverter electricity supply systems

August 12, 2009 - 9:43am

Does any one of you have experience with battery inverter electricity supply systems?
How are they designed, how is the capacity calculated of the inverter and how many batteries are required?


November 3, 2008 - 10:58am

AWN features a LOT of information to help with the management of vehicles in aid, relief and development efforts, but this information has never been in one place so that all resources are easy to fin

Tags: Equipment


November 3, 2008 - 2:58am

AWN features a lot of information to help with the management of vehicles in aid, relief and development efforts:

Field Logistics in Emergencies (08006), 15-19 September 2008, UK

August 21, 2008 - 12:51pm

Good logistics underpins good programme implementation. Getting the right materials, to the right place, at the right time is key to a good humanitarian response.

Solar, Wind & Alternative Energies

June 19, 2008 - 3:30am

This page is for linking to resources to help aid, relief and development workers find out more about solar, wind & alternative energies, in the context of their work.

Choosing a 4x4 pick-up ?

February 18, 2008 - 4:19pm

Hello all,

No big logistics deal but I'm trying to make the best buy of a couple of 4 x 4 pick-ups for a water and sanitation and a rural electrification programme in Madagascar.

Five different makes had therr representants answer the bidding process. One is out of our budget and an other has bad press from one of our other programmes that did purchase it.

Tags: Equipment

VACANCY - Tearfund Disaster Management Team - Assistant Technical Officer [closing date 24th Feb]

February 13, 2008 - 11:09am

Assistant Technical Officer (12 month fixed term contract)

Could you be the Assistant Technical Officer in Tearfund’s Disaster Management Team? The role supports teams working in disaster situations worldwide through advice, monitoring, training and equipment trouble-shooting. As one of the logisticians based in Teddington, reporting to the Technical Officer, the overseas teams will rely on your input to keep programmes running. You will have proven experience and abilities in a range of fields covering radio and satellite comms, vehicle fleet management (maintenance, leasing and insurance), electrical power generation and IT. You should have particular expertise in at least one of these and have training and coaching skills. You will have proven technical based experience, ideally overseas relief experience, and understand the demands placed on the equipment in tough operating environments. Although based in Teddington, the job will require the post holder to travel for up to 4 weeks p.a. mainly to disaster management teams worldwide. The nature of the role will require the successful applicant to apply for a Criminal Records Check (CRB).

Personal Health in the Field

December 3, 2007 - 3:33am

Hi I am leaving for the Peace Corps in a few months and I'm concerned about my personal health. I was wondering if anyone knew of any good books about how to stay in shape while in field. i.e. workout

eRangers: digital divide initiative in South Africa

November 11, 2007 - 11:47am

eRanger: Mobile Multimedia Classroom
Prototype: January 2007 - September 2007

The Digital Education Enhancement Project (DEEP) is a research and development programme investigating the use of new information and communications technology (ICT) for teaching and learning. It works in schools serving disadvantaged communities in different parts of the world.


September 11, 2007 - 11:36am


It has been brought to my attention that the cost of shipping for Humanitarian Assistance is extremely high and each shipping organisation calculate their costs in various ways. some do not include customs or taxes and others go either per weight, or per zone per shipment.

HDLC Launch 2007-2009 Safety & Security Learning Curriculum

August 19, 2007 - 4:06am

After the first 18 months of operation with our new HDLC Courseware and Learning Management System, we are pleased to announce the strategic expansion of our safety and security learning curriculum sp

Consultants Required

August 14, 2007 - 4:26pm


Women Empowerment Literacy and Development Organization (WELDO) is a not for profit organization working on trade and environment internationally.

WELDO is looking to recruit international and national experts in the field of Energy, Mother and Child Health, Engineering and Construction, IT specialists, Disaster Management experts, Environmental Impact Assessment experts, Monitoring and Evaluation Experts, Education, Gender experts, Agriculture etc.

Tech Resources for CSOs & Nonprofits

January 9, 2007 - 4:57pm

For you AidWorkers out there who need support for you use of computer or network technology, or for ICT4D-related projects: TechSoup is an online, FREE resource that provides extensive, detailed and frequently-updated information and resources specifically for nonprofits regarding computer and network tech. From project-management software tips to profiles of ICT4D projects (like "Teens Work to End Digital Divide in Jamaican Schools") to comparisons of Open-Source Content Management Systems to how to create a technology budget and on and on and on, Techsoup is an AMAZING resource.

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