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close this bookDisaster Assessment (Department of Humanitarian Affairs/United Nations Disaster Relief Office - United Nations Development Programme , 1994, 54 p.)
close this folderPART 3 - The role of the UN in relation to assessments
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View the documentKey elements of the resident coordinator's early disaster role
View the documentThe role of the resident coordinator as relief activity develops
View the documentReporting assessment information
View the documentFormulating and screening requests for international assistance

Reporting assessment information

Reporting and sharing of information derived from assessments can usually be best achieved by the following actions:

· Regular meetings of the UN Disaster Management Team and continuous exchange of information with all UN partners

· Daily contact with the national disaster management counterpart

· Statements of relief needs and contributions prepared and made available regularly (initially daily) to the national disaster management counterpart and local donor representatives

· DHA SITREPS distributed to the national disaster management counterpart and local donor representatives immediately on receipt