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How to Become an International Disaster Volunteer by Michael Noone

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Chapter 4

Preparation and Practice

Abstract

This chapter describes preparing and practicing for your first disaster volunteer deployment, including hiking, camping, luggage, footwear, tents, and mosquito protection. There is an organizational profile of the United States’ Disaster Medical Assistance Teams.

Keywords

Preparing for first disaster volunteer deployment; practicing for first disaster volunteer deployment; disaster volunteer luggage; disaster volunteer footwear; disaster volunteer tents; Disaster Medical Assistance Teams

A goal without a plan is just a wish.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Preparing and Practicing for Your First Deployment

Let us return to the question we have been addressing in each previous chapter: “Are you going to be ...

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