TitleAssistance for humanitarian relief and the economic and social rehabilitation of Somalia.
Assistance for humanitarian relief and the economic and social rehabilitation of Somalia
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Emphasizes the principle that the Somali people, in particular at the local level, have the primary responsibility for their own development and for the sustainability of rehabilitation and reconstruction assistance programmes, and reaffirms the importance it attaches to the creation of workable arrangements for collaboration between the UN system and its partner organizations and their Somali counterparts for the effective execution of rehabilitation and development activities in those parts of the country where peace and security prevail; urges all States and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations concerned to continue the further implementation of its resolution 47/160 so as to assist the Somali people to embark on the rehabilitation of basic social and economic services, as well as institution-building aimed at the restoration of civil administration at the local level in all those parts of the country where peace and security prevail; appeals to all States and relevant intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations to provide emergency disaster relief assistance as well as logistical support facilities to reach the segment of the population affected by the recent severe floods, to rescue those stranded by water and to curb the impact of potential health and economic consequences; calls upon all parties, movements and factions in Somalia to respect fully the security and safety of personnel of UN and its specialized agencies and of non-governmental organizations; calls upon the international community to provide continuing and increased assistance in response to the UN Consolidated Inter-Agency Appal for relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction assistance for Somalia covering the period from Oct. 1997-Dec. 1998.
Adopted at the 73rd plenary meeting, 16 Dec. 1997. In: Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including special economic assistance : special economic assistance to individual countries or regions. - A/RES/52/169. - p. 17-19.