TRIPLEX 2013: Major cyclone hits German-Danish border area

On the 30. September – 3. October 2013 over 200 people from 35 international disaster management and humanitarian organizations, the United Nations and the European Commission, will exercise cooperation and coordination during a large scale exercise where a fictitious cyclone hits the German-Danish border region.

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IHP deploys assessment team to South Sudan

Following emergency situation in South Sudan the request from the Logistics Cluster, through the World Food Programme (WFP), for an assessment of portable base camp solutions in South Sudan, Jonglei State, the IHP decided to deploy an assessment team from MSB and DEMA. The team has been briefed in Denmark and is expected to arrive in Juba shortly.

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Sweden new IHP Chair from July 2013

MSB, Sweden, is taking over the chair position of IHP for the coming 1,5 years. Deputy head of Operations Section, Stina Sjölin, has been appointed to carry on the work as the IHP chairperson.

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Long standing relationships with the United Nations strengthened even further

IHP has successfully supported the emergency response of the United Nations since the mid 90’s. In January 2013 steps towards strengthened partnerships were taken when declarations of intents on strengthened cooperation were signed with the Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

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IHP Base Camp Working group meeting in December 2012

Despite harsh cold and heavy snowstorm participants from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Finland, Germany, UN World Food Programme and UNOCHA met in Stockholm to discuss the different aspects of joint office and accommodation deployments to emergency situations.

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