Be a resource center with a database on human resources, organizations and their services, relevant ongoing and existing researches, field practices, initiatives on local indigenous approaches, healing/building capacities training materials, assessment tools, guidelines and principles pertinent in emergency situations.
Be a venue for information exchange in which this web site is the hub, a CD-ROM containing pertinent information, documents, researches, methodologies and theoretical handles in responding to emergency situations, and e-groups, e-conferences and a newsletter on current events, training opportunities and conferences. It aims to promote cooperation and information sharing for specific emergency situations
Initiate training of regional emergency response team. The members of the response team will be based on a list recommended by organizations and individuals in the field. The 20-25 individuals who will be selected will be trained in psychosocial first aid. This will form a team with a common language, vision and the same appreciation of the lessons learned in the region.
Serve as a rapid response conduit. In emergencies the database on institutions and people who could be deployed quickly in emergencies will be very important. Training courses on psychosocial first aid will be developed. An emergency kit with important materials, guidelines, methodologies, and approaches will be available online. Conference calls among experts will be available as required.