Cholera in Yemen: 100,000 NRS Relief water containers are ready for shipment

7 Aug 2017

As the conflict in Yemen continues, a cholera outbreak in the country is spreading at an unprecedented rate. According to the World Health Organization, there have so far been 368,207 suspected cholera cases and 1,828 deaths. Amidst urgent appeals for international assistance, we offer our life-saving water containers which enable the vulnerable populations to store water safely.

Fighting cholera in Yemen with NRS Relief's life-saving water containers

Fighting water-borne diseases with NRS Relief’s water containers

Water is the essence of life and it is everyone’s right to store and access clean water.

Our subsidiary NRS Relief manufactures the Aquatainer 10 L (UNHCR/ICRC/IFRC Standard) and Aquatainer 20 L (ICRC/IFRC Standard) collapsible jerry cans at our family-run factory in Lahore, Pakistan. Made from food grade LDPE without toxic elements, these jerry cans come with built-in handles for carrying and storing clean water, and are designed for refugee families and internally displaced people in camps.

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100,000 NRS Relief Aquatainers ready for immediate deployment

We have 100,000 Aquatainer 10 L and 20 L units in stock, which are ready for immediate deployment from our Pakistan warehouse. If you would like to hear about our prices and shipping costs, request a quote from our sales team at bdm@nrs-international.com.

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Explore the Aquatainer key features

NRS Relief Aquatainer 10L jerry can with tapAquatainer 10 L Collapsible

  • UNHCR/ICRC/IFRC Standard
  • 10 L capacity, weight 190-230 g, child-friendly
  • Average thickness 0.60 mm, minimum corner thickness 0.50 mm
  • Impact resistant on hard surface when filled with maximum volume of 10 L water
  • Available with or without spigot

Download specifications sheet (UNHCR Standard)

Download specifications sheet (ICRC/IFRC Standard)

NRS Relief Aquatainer 20L

 

Aquatainer 20 L Collapsible

  • ICRC/IFRC Standard
  • 20 L capacity, weight 265-275 g, child-friendly
  • Average thickness 0.60 mm, minimum corner thickness 0.50 mm
  • Impact resistant on hard surface when filled with maximum volume of 20 L water
  • Available with or without spigot

Download specifications sheet

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We manufacture what we sell

To learn how we manufacture our Aquatainers according to the highest quality guidelines, watch this:

 

See how our Aquatainers are used in refugee camps

We would like to share with you this YouTube video by The Guardian, which shows the significant role of our Aquatainers in clean water storage for people in need:

Let’s help vulnerable people in Yemen avoid water-borne disease.

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