Saba is situated in a disaster prone environment concerning natural disasters, such as hurricanes, earthquakes (with possible subsequent Tsunami), volcanic eruptions, fires, excessive rain fall or draught. Beside natural disasters there could be disasters caused by airplane accidents, harbor accidents , electrical and/or water distribution disturbance. Key challenges for Saba are limited resources (both materials and human resources) and being located on an islands.
Red Cross’s primary involvement is in aiding those who are unable to help themselves in times of need. This is done in various forms of voluntary assistance, such as;
• First Aid
• Disaster Relief
• Assistance at Events
• Hurricane preparedness/recovery