Use of Containers for Temporary Emergency Storage Tips to Mitigate Temperature and Humidity

During emergencies, backloading multiple months of medicines and other public health commodities as close to patients as possible can minimize supply chain disruption and maintain patient access.

Backloading often requires additional temporary storage for the significant increase in supply. Shipping containers can be used to fill these short-term storage capacity needs. Note that temperature-sensitive commodities should not be stored in shipping containers.

Here are some tips for temperature control and humidity mitigation when using shipping

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