a. Construction of Storage Space
Where there is insufficient or inadequate private or government
warehouse capacity, country offices may have to consider constructing temporary
or permanent warehouses.
Permanent structures should be built after all other
possibilities for obtaining warehouses have been explored and usually only for
long-term, emergency operations. In general, CARE should not be in the business
of constructing and managing its own warehouses.
This will require the approval of CARE USA Headquarters,
regional managers and donors where CARE USA is the lead member. Where U.S.
Government food is programmed by another CI lead member, the Regional Manager at
CARE USA Headquarters and U.S. Government donors must also approve any
b. Prefabricated Warehouses
If building materials are not available locally or if time is a
factor, especially in emergencies, use prefabricated storage facilities or even
tents. A variety of prefabricated warehouses (e.g., Rubb and Viink Halls) with
total capacities from 350-400 MT are