The United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (Undac
) is part of the international emergency response system for sudden-onset emergencies.
A detailed report about the damage caused by the earthquake was provided by the United Nation Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC
) team .
'As is the practice globally, emergency response in the aftermath of natural disasters is usually multi-sectorial, inter-agencies and multi-resource funded, which makes it possible to receive funding from other sources like UNDAC
and the European Union Commission that have offered support to the Nigerian Government in some areas.
This update was produced by the UNDAC
team in collaboration with the UN Resident Coordinator's Office in Sierra Leone, liaising with the Office of National Security and humanitarian partners.
Working closely with individual state civil protection teams, ministries of the interior and defense, and UN agencies such as the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC
), DG ECHO not only runs its own in-house disaster response teams but also coordinates disaster response initiatives by other response personnel.
National teams who achieve the medium or heavy classification understand that they must respect the authority of the Local Emergency Management Authority and participate through the UN OCHA coordination mechanisms, including the On-Site Operations Coordination Center (OSOCC) mechanism and the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC
IOM has also seconded a staff member to the UN Disaster Assessment Coordination (UNDAC
) team and the Emergency Shelter Cluster.
He added that a highly professional team of 88 officers, rescuers, along with rescue equipment, to be joined by a team of experts of the United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC
) will participate in the SAR operations and provide international assistance to mitigate the disastrous impact of the devastating quake.
Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC
) unit, floods triggered by weeks of heavy rains have affected more than 1 million people, killed 276, and injured more than 600.