Chapter 5

Predeployment Preparations

Abstract

This chapter gives an overview of a number of important factors for international volunteering, including international travel, physical fitness, travel insurance; small group operations and volunteering. It includes a case study of the 2015 Nepal Earthquake, a first-aid supply list and recommended reading of A Paradise Built in Hell by Rebecca Solnit.

Keywords

Physical fitness for international disaster volunteering; international travel for disaster volunteering; travel insurance for international disaster volunteering; small group operations for international disaster volunteering; domestic volunteer work for international disaster volunteering; 2015 Nepal Earthquakes; first-aid supply list; A Paradise ...

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