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https://reliefweb.int/report/grenada/latin-america-caribbean-2024-atlantic-hurricane-season-snapshot-5-11-july-2024

In the wake of early July 2024, Hurricane Beryl made landfall in Grenada, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Barbados, it was classified as a category 4 hurricane. High winds toppled trees and power lines, tore entire roofs from houses and in some cases, blew buildings completely off their foundations.This resulted to widespread displacement In […]

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UNDAC Handbook Version 2 (June 2024)

We are delighted to share that we have just published Version 2 of the UNDAC Handbook online. This updated version features improved formatting and includes two new subchapters on biohazards (J.10) and hazard impact summaries (K). Moving forward, each version will have a version number, date, and disclaimer at the beginning. The UNDAC Handbook is […]

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We are thrilled to introduce you to the new UNDAC website, your go-to resource hub for all things related to UNDAC and our network around emergency response coordination. Explore the wealth of information on our website, including details on the UNDAC network, insights from the Advisory Board, and updates from past missions, activities, and members […]

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The Humanitarian Networks and Partnerships Week (HNPW) provides a unique forum for humanitarian networks and partnerships to meet and address key humanitarian issues. One of the largest humanitarian events of its kind, it gathers participants from the UN, NGOs, Member States, the private sector, the military, academia and beyond to discuss and solve common challenges […]

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UNDAC Member at the Reception and Departure Centre (RDC) at INSARAG Earthquake Response Exercise in the Philippines, 2018.

For 17 years I have worked in the National Earthquake Response Support Service, a subordinate unit of the Ministry of Emergency Management, PR China and a professional organization responsible for earthquake and geological disaster emergency rescue. I have been engaged in earthquake emergency response and rescue logistics support, K9 management and international rescue coordination, mainly […]

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Participants of the UNDAC Induction Course in Saly, Senegal, engaged in the desk top Exercise, simulating an earthquake response in the fictional country of Epeigonia.

Since our March 2023, UNDAC actively engaged in various new training and briefing sessions aimed at enhancing disaster response and preparedness capabilities globally. The year commenced with the Awareness Workshop in Panama on March 9-10, where 40 staff from the Americas region were educated on UNDAC’s role and methodologies, emphasizing the importance of integrated response to emergencies.  In […]

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