TitleAssistance in cases of natural disaster and other disaster situations : Office of the United Nations Disaster Relief Co-ordinator.
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Emphasizes that it is essential for the Office of the UN Disaster Relief Co-ordinator to be placed, and kept, on a sound financial basis, and calls upon the international community to respond positively and expeditiously to the appeals of the Secretary-General for contributions to the Trust Fund for Disaster Relief Assistance in order to meet relief needs resulting from natural disasters and other disaster situations; invites the Secretary-General to request UNDP to facilitate further the integration of disaster prevention projects in the planning of national programmes; recognizes that at the country level, particularly in disaster-prone countries, it is important that the organizations of the UN system concerned be organized, under the resident co-ordinator, in an emergency operations group.
Adopted at the 38th plenary meeting, 26 July 1988. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 2nd regular session of 1988, Geneva, 6-29 July 1988. - E/1988/INF/8. - 11 Aug. 1988. - p. 10-12. - Issued in ESCOR, 1988, Suppl. no. 1A.