Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE)

Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE) is a group which focuses on ensuring access to fuel and energy for cooking, heating, lighting and powering for crisis-affected populations. More than a third of the world’s population relies on traditional fuels such as wood, coal, animal dung, and agricultural waste. This… Read More

OECD Working Group on Chemical Accidents

The OECD Chemical Accidents Programme is a programme which works to develop common principles and policy guidance to prevent, prepare and respond to chemical accidents. By working in cooperation with multiple international organization, it analyses issues of concern and makes recommendations for best practices in preventing chemical accidents. The programme… Read More

Inter-Agency Committee on Radiological and Nuclear Emergencies (IACRNE)

The Inter-Agency Committee on Radiological and Nuclear Emergencies (IACRNE) is the coordination mechanism between relevant international intergovernmental organizations, facilitating and coordinating inter-agency cooperation in the event of related emergencies. The IACRNE works to develop consistent arrangements for preparedness and response to nuclear or radiological accidents. Read More

International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG)

The International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) is a global network consisting of over 90 Member States and organisations under the United Nations umbrella. It primarily targets urban search and rescue (USAR) related issues, aiming to establish minimum international standards for USAR teams and a methodology for international coordination… Read More

United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC)

The United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) is part of the United Nation’s international emergency response system for sudden-onset emergencies. UNDAC was created in 1993 with the mandate of assessing, coordinating and managing information during emergency response missions. It was designed to help the United Nations and governments of… Read More

Inter-Agency Coordination Group on Industrial and Chemical Accidents

The Inter-Agency Coordination Group is an informal forum that brings together international organizations and institutions working on the prevention, preparedness and response to industrial and chemical accidents. The Inter-Agency Group Coordination Group aims to improve the use of resources, avoid potential duplication of work across the agencies and to facilitate… Read More

The Leading Edge Programme (LEP)

The Leading Edge Programme is a global initiative of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) with the active and committed participation of donor governments. The Leading Edge Programme aims to foster year-round collaboration between networks & technical experts in crisis preparedness and response to identify… Read More

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