Volunteering with us is an adventure!
This is the best opportunity to see an indigenous people as they recover
from adversity. Below you will find a list of common questions that
people ask about travelling to a disaster affected area to lend a helping
If you don't see your question below, please contact
Section 1: Travel, Food & Lodging
1. How do I get there?
Providing your own transportation to our designated airport or port
entirely out of your own finances. Unfortunately, SIDR is unable to
transport volunteers around the world as we are dedicated to utilising
our donations to assist those in the affected regions.
2. How do I live while Iím there?
$15.00 USD a day is the cost of your food supplies for your duration of
stay. You must bring your own tent, ground sheet, and tarp. We strongly
recommend following our checklist which is attached in this information
3. Are there any travel requirements or restrictions?
You are required to have a valid passport, as well as be able to
transverse American airspace. Please consult the embassy of the country
SIDRs project is in to obtain the appropriate visas.
Section 2: Volunteer Requirements
1. Whatís the minimum requirement for volunteering?
Volunteers are required to stay a minimum of 3 weeks as we would like to
keep the continuity in our training program for the locals. This makes a
more memorable experience for you as well.
2. What skills do I need?
Any one of the following skills are beneficial to our cause:
Water and Sanitation
Good sense of humor!
Section 3: Health Requirements
1. Do I need insurance?
For your own benefit, travel and health insurance is STRONGLY advised as
going into any disaster affected area is hazardous. We require hard and
electronic copies of your travel and medical insurance as well as a full
medical report which will contain a full list of up-to-date
vaccinations you have received.
2. What vaccinations do I need?
We require proof of you receiving vaccinations from your doctor in the
form of a Doctor's Certification or letter. Below is a list of
vaccinations we require you to have up to date for travel: Please see your
travel clinic and they will advise which vaccinations are necessary as per
country of deployment
Typhoid Hepatitis A & B Tryex
Dukoral Tetanus Malaria
All Routine Vaccinations
The conditions can be hazardous and proper safety precautions must be
observed including physical fitness and health. Bucket showers are
available and all drinking water is bottled. For more medical
information about travelling, please visit
WE APPRECIATE YOUR CONTRIBUTION!
Your checklist of requirements in conclusion to this FAQ is as follows:
Valid International Passport
Ability to Transverse American Airspace
Traveler's Medical Report
Doctor's Certification Letter of Up-To-Date Vaccinations
Skill set Applicable to the Cause
A Minimum of 3 Weeks of your Time
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Revised:November 04, 2017