Discover one of the biggest(greatest) poles(centres) of humanitarian routeing of world

We suggest you visiting the logistic base(basis) MSF and to understand how is stored and dispensed(exempted) the humanitarian aid of Médecins sans frontières.

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About the venue

3 rue du domaine de la Fontaine, 33700, Mérignac

With more than 6 000 tons of freight sent in 2017, the logistic base(basis) from MSF to Mérignac, which adjoins the international airport of Bordeaux, is one of more important poles(centres) of routeing of humanitarian aid in world. Logistic MSF assures(insures) in particular the purchase of not medical and medical products, conditioning(packaging), storage, then sending of materials(equipments) and of medicine on the main grounds of humanitarian intervention, for MSF but also others NGO international. In 2007, Logistic MSF obtains the "certificate of good distribution practice" in its quality of pharmaceutical establishment of wholesale distribution with humanitarian vocation. Logistic MSF is reactive: the devices(plans) of preparation allow to send to 48 or even in 24 hours, the material(equipment) and the urgent products on the ground.
The uninterrupted growth of interventions of MSF implied(involved) an increase of the capacities of support(medium) of its back base(basis) of Mérignac, its new logistic base(basis) sees the capacities of storage of warehouses passed(spent,crossed) by 5 050 m ² to 12 800 m ². An increase which would not have been able to come into the world without the strong and uninterrupted implication of the partners and local supports.

Access: Entered in 14, avenue of Argonne

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