IASC Operational Guidelines on Human Rights and Natural Disasters

IASC Operational Guidelines on Human Rights and Natural Disasters

Thursday, December 21, 2006

Protecting Persons Affected by Natural Disasters - IASC Operational Guidelines on Human Rights and Natural Disasters, was approved by the IASC Working Group on 9 June 2006

To access the Guidelines, please refer to the link on the right hand side of this page.

Background

Upon request from the 60th IASC Working Group in March 2005, the Office of the Representative of the Secretary-General on the human rights of internally displaced persons has, in consultation with IASC agencies produced the "Protecting Persons Affected by Natural Disasters - IASC Operational Guidelines on Human Rights and Natural Disasters", which was approved by the IASC Working Group on 9 June 2006.

Electronic copies of the Guidelines are available from the IASC Website (please see link on the right hand side of this page).

Agencies that wish to acquire hard copies should contact the office of the RSG.