In Protracted crises the population is vulnerable to death, disease and disruption over a prolonged period of time, and governance is usually very weak
Sudden Onset Crises are triggered by a hazardous event that emerges quickly or unexpectedly. e.g. earthquake, flash flood..
This mission report details the activities of a United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) response team following the Turkey earthquake of August 1999. Read More