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Humanitarian assistance and rehabilitation for El Salvador and Guatemala -- Report of the Secretary-General
Description:The present report addresses the theme of ?humanitarian assistance and rehabilitation for El Salvador and Guatemala?. It identifies the lessons learned from the humanitarian response effort and highlights key issues from the ongoing recovery effort in the affected countries. In doing so, it examines successes and challenges specific to the response and recovery effort linked to tropical storm Stan. The report includes a set of observations and recommendations from the Secretary-General to both the Economic and Social Council and the General Assembly for further discussion, with a particular focus on improvements to international, regional, national and local response capacity and coordination and on reducing the overall vulnerability of affected populations to disasters.
Agenda Item: Special economic, humanitarian and disaster relief assistance (5)
Issue Date: 03 May 2006
Symbol:E/2006/61
ODS Symbol:E/2006/61
Files:
  • Humanitarian assistance and rehabilitation for El Salvador and Guatemala ?? Report of the Secretary-General
    (English)

FROM GLOBAL COMMITMENT TO NATIONAL IMPLEMENTATION