Humanitarian Equipment and Logistics

The Humanitarian Equipment and Logistics section of Swiss Humanitarian Aid (H-LOG) is responsible for managing, maintaining, and acquiring technical materials and personnel for all humanitarian missions. It coordinates mobilisation and deployment of rescue teams and shipment of aid materials. It is the centre of expertise for questions concerning logistics, international maritime, and air transport. It operates a round-the-clock service during emergency aid missions.

H-LOG has considerable expertise in materials used in the context of medical care, chemicals, rescue equipment, vehicles, machines, information and communications technologies, and measuring equipment. H-LOG's activities are not exclusively limited to humanitarian aid, since it also provides for other units within the FDFA.