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A Rapid Logistics Capacity Assessment, RLCA, is a comprehensive tool that the Logistics Cluster has developed for Logistics assessment logistics assessments in emergency situations. They are intended to provide guidance to logisticians from NGOs, UN agencies, and other organisations working on the ground during an emergency response situation and particularly during:


Which RLCAs are currently available for use? 

One checklist for each thematic: Airports, Ports, Railways, Waterways, Road Networks, Warehousing, Local Supply, Fuel, Customs, Truck Transporters, Freight Forwarding Agents, Telecommunications etc. 

What is the content of an RLCA?

Each RLCA is divided into parts/chapters in order to answer the “who, what, where and how” of each topic/thematic. 

  1. Where can I find information?
  2. Who should I contact? What should I ask?
  3. A list of useful tips and a list of essential logistics actions to be organized (what to do and how…) are also included in each checklist