International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell has announced today that LIFESAVER systems is to join a network of experts who can be called on by Government in times of international crisis, such as floods and earthquakes.
The network, called the Rapid Response Facility, will mobilise life-saving support in the critical hours following a humanitarian disaster.
Andrew Mitchell said: "Clearly we need our best experts, equipment and aid on the scene as quickly as possible after a disaster....These organisations represent the very best performing disaster response agencies."
LIFESAVER systems Chairman and Inventor Michael Pritchard said: "I am really proud that LIFESAVER systems has been asked to join DFID's Rapid Response Network. I believe that LIFESAVER technology will make a huge difference in providing safe drinking water in the first critical few hours following a disaster."
Other organisations include Christian Aid, Guava International (Land Rover) and Mercy Corps Scotland to name a few.
To read DFID's press release please click here