First Water is working with Mercy Chefs to mobilize emergency water purification systems and strike teams to the regions impacted by Typhoon Haiyan. The need for clean water is extreme and immediate. If you would like to donate water purifiers to the relief effort, or if you need equipment to support an ongoing operation please give us a call at 770-442-8257.
Below you will find the equipment best suited for response to the Philippines. All items are available for immediate shipment. Our non-profit partners are processing donations and equipment deployment.
Clean Sip Straws
These are water purification systems contained in a straw. Easy to deploy and distribute, they are ideal as a donation item for immediate shipment to the region for distribution to the population.
Solar powered water purification unit contained in a rugged, briefcase sized case. It weighs 60 lbs and is capable of producing 2 gallons per minute. It is ideal for supporting response teams headed to the region. It can be checked as airline luggage and serve the drinking water, hygiene and food preparation need of response crews as well as typhoon victims.
This unit has a capacity of 20 gallons per minute and is ideal for a larger, coordinated effort. It can support communities and villages, public points of distribution and infrastructure such as hospitals and medical shelters.