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close this bookCoordinating Among International Organizations in Complex Emergencies (Trainer's Guide, Draft 1st Edition) (Complex Emergency Training Initiative - Disaster Management Training Programme, 80 p.)
close this folderPART 1: COORDINATION: OBJECTIVES AND BEST PRACTICES FOR COMPLEX EMERGENCIES (90 minutes)
View the document4. Session One: Learning objectives
View the document5. Definition of terms
View the document6. Characteristics of complex emergencies
View the document7. Many meanings of coordination
View the document8. Other key terms
View the document9. Coordination vs. Cooperation
View the document10. Objectives of coordination
View the document11. Some arguments against coordination
View the document12. Preconditions to coordination
View the document13. Other requirements for coordination
View the document14. The basic questions
View the document15. Variables affecting the answer
View the document16. The spectrum of coordination activities
View the document17. Information sharing activities
View the document18. Collaboration
View the document19. Collaboration activities
View the document20. Joint strategic planning and programming
View the document21. Joint strategic planning and programming activities
View the document22. Coordination techniques
View the document23. More coordination techniques
View the document24. Still more coordination techniques
View the document25. Overcoming barriers to inter-organizational coordination

15. Variables affecting the answer


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These variables all affect the determination of an answer to the preceding question. Work through them by asking the participants in what ways will the presence or absence of each factor affect the coordination of the humanitarian response.


Geopolitical situation of the emergency

International relations with host government

Capability of the host government and local population

Influx of international assistance agencies

Presence of NGOs and international organizations

Presence of a military force

Size of the complex emergency