Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations: Report of the Secretary-General (A/55/82 - S/2000/61)

Report
from UN Economic and Social Council
Published on 30 May 2000
A/55/82 - S/2000/61
I. Introduction

1. The present report has been prepared pursuant to General Assembly resolution 46/182 of 19 December 1991, in which the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to report annually to it and to the Economic and Social Council on the coordination of humanitarian assistance, Council resolution 1995/56 of 28 July 1995, in which the Council requested the Secretary-General to submit a comprehensive report on humanitarian assistance, and subsequent resolutions.

2. The present report is also submitted in response to requests contained in Assembly resolutions 54/30 of 22 November 1999 on emergency response to disasters and 54/233 of 22 December 1999 on international cooperation on humanitarian assistance in the field of natural disasters from relief to development.

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