Disaster Relief Bathroom Trailers

When our founder first started Portable Restroom Trailers, one major goal was to ensure we could provide disaster relief bathroom trailers. There isn’t much that we experience in life that is quite as devastating as natural disasters. Many of them are unpredictable and sporadic, leaving communities unsure about their safety. Some seem like they aren’t going to be huge only to completely wipe out a city. Even when a disaster ends up being smaller and less damaging than predicted, the costs of preparations and evacuations can add up quickly.

After a natural disaster hits, whether that be a tornado, hurricane, mudslide, fire, or other acts of nature, we see fellow Americans lose everything and suffer through the rebuilding it takes to put life back together. We are thankful for the nonprofits and first responders that are on the ground assisting these victims and do what we can to support them.

When an individual has nothing, something as simple as a restroom or shower can be comforting. That’s why we prioritize providing our disaster relief bathroom trailers to the organizations helping them. A restroom is something we truly take for granted in everyday life. It’s such a mundane place, yet for these survivors, it’s a small slice of normalcy when hope seems to be lost.

In this section of the blog, we highlight ways that our bathroom trailers have aided in disaster relief over the years and how they can help businesses and organizations in the future. If you or your community suffer through a natural disaster, you can trust that we are here to assist.

Portable Restroom Trailers is in Moore, Oklahoma

Portable Restroom Trailers is again seeing the strength of U.S.citizens of a declared “disaster area”. PRT has just sent a Comfort Elite III restroom unit into Moore, OK for an extended period of time. The goal is to provide extra bathrooms for those working to help the victims of the devastating tornado that roared through the town on May 20...
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Venezuelan Toliet Paper Shortage

Venezuela is dealing with a crisis of epic proportion…they are running out of toilet paper! The government is blaming political opponents for the shortage, though economists say it is an attempt at price control that set the price of toilet tissue below market. It’s creating a nationwide demand for the restroom necessity in the country and people are lining up...
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Portable Restroom Trailers Aids Hurricane Sandy Relief

Teri Pahon, owner of Portable Restroom Trailers, was contacted by Police Chief Boyd from Seaside Heights, NJ, one of the hardest hit communities from Hurricane Sandy. Chief Boyd spoke with Pahon on Wednesday to inquire about having restroom and shower trailers sent to New Jersey for the relief workers. Pahon was also contacted by a Post Office in order to...
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Shower Trailers and Combo Units Sent For Sandy Relief Efforts

Hurricane Sandy brought with her an astonishing assortment of weather conditions resulting in wind, rain, floods, and snow to the eastern region of the U.S. Disaster relief efforts are being organized and teams are being dispersed to the areas that were devastated by the "Super Storm". Throughout the cleanup and rebuilding process the relief workers will need places to shower...
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Hurricane Isaac 2012

It’s a Presidential election year and thus the season for National Conventions. It’s also the season for hurricanes. The Republican National Convention that was to begin in Tampa on August 27th had to be pushed back a day due to concerns surrounding Hurricane Isaac. Fortunately for Florida it turned out that Isaac wasn’t too much of a threat. New Orleans...
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Portable Restroom Trailers & the CDC want you to be prepared, part 3

The recent article from the CDC on how to be prepared for a wedding emergency during hurricane season provided some great tips. Indeed, being prepared for an emergency on your wedding day is wise, and although we at Portable Restroom Trailers hope you won’t need to use any of your tactics, we like to say that it’s better to be...
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