Cover Image
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
View the document(introduction...)
View the documentUN agency representatives
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


This part of the module is designed to enhance your understanding of:

· the responsibilities of the UN system for assessment
· the role of the Disaster Management Team
· the responsibilities of the resident coordinator and how that role changes during recovery
· how and with whom information should be shared especially when requesting international assistance