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15 Mar 2012 description

About this document: This desk study presents estimations of scale, severity and likely impact of a disaster. It aims to inform decision making for preparedness and emergency response. Information has been collected through a review of secondary data, contact with the field and lessons learnt from past similar crises. The DNA is intended to complement and integrate assessment-related data from other agencies.

30 Mar 2006 description

1 Introduction


1.1 The Interagency Working Group (IWG) is a consortium of seven NGOs - CARE International, Catholic Relief Services, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, Oxfam GB, Save the Children US and World Vision International - undertaking a collaborative capacity-building effort. The IWG principals commissioned an analysis of their emergency capacity, which was published in July 2004.