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In-Kind and Other Contributions

Annex III: In-Kind and Other Contributions

Activities and events financed by governments in 2007

Australia Asia-Pacific Humanitarian Partnership
INSARAG Training Advisory Group Workshop (Sydney), February
Austria GDACS Stakeholders Meeting (Graz, Austria), April
FCSS Consultants and Train the Trainers Workshop (Graz), September
Canada Use of national UNDAC Mission Account to deploy up to 10 developing country UNDAC team members per year on UNDAC missions (in 2007, 3 deployments to Peru earthquake)
China Asia-Pacific Humanitarian Partnership
Denmark International Humanitarian Partnership
IHP Technical Working Group Meeting (Aalborg), February
IHP Review Conference (Copenhagen), April
UNDAC Africa-Europe Refresher Course (Aabenraa), November
Estonia International Humanitarian Partnership
IHP Camp Managers Course (Vaike Maarja), June
Finland International Humanitarian Partnership
OSOCC Course (Kuopio), March
France Translation of UNDAC Handbook into French
Germany UNDAC Team Leaders and OSOCC Managers Course (Neuhausen), June
India INSARAG Urban Search and Rescue Team Leaders’ Meeting (New Delhi), March
Japan Asia-Pacific Humanitarian Partnership
Korea Asia-Pacific Humanitarian Partnership
INSARAG Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting (Seoul), October
Malaysia UNDAC Asia-Pacific Refresher Course (Port Dickson), July
Mongolia INSARAG Asia-Pacific Regional Earthquake Response Exercise (Ulaan Bataar), July–August
Netherlands International Humanitarian Partnership
New Zealand Asia-Pacific Humanitarian Partnership
OSOCC Course (Christchurch), October
UNDAC Asia-Pacific Induction Course (Christchurch), October
Norway International Humanitarian Partnership
Use of national UNDAC Mission Account to deploy developing country UNDAC team members on UNDAC missions (in 2007, 6 deployments: 3 to Peru earthquake, 3 to Dominican Republic floods)
Singapore Asia-Pacific Humanitarian Partnership
Sweden Funding of insurance cover for UNDAC members on mission
International Humanitarian Partnership
Switzerland UNDAC Advisory Board Official Dinner (Geneva), February
UNDAC Africa-Europe Induction Course (Lausanne), April–May
Offer of provision of Swiss plane to transport UNDAC team to disaster-affected country
Tunisia INSARAG Workshop on Urban Search and Rescue Capacity Building (Tunis), November
INSARAG Africa-Europe Regional Meeting (Tunis), November
INSARAG Awareness Course (Tunis), December
United Kingdom International Humanitarian Partnership
Offer of use of national UNDAC Mission Account to sponsor developing country UNDAC members on mission
United States of America Americas Support Module
OSOCC Course (Los Angeles), January
INSARAG Americas Regional Meeting (Dominican Republic), May
INSARAG Steering Committee Meeting (Dominican Republic), May
INSARAG Americas Work Plan Meeting (San Jose, Costa Rica), August

Corporate support

Vodafone Group Foundation and the United Nations Foundation: emergency telecommunications services provided by Télécoms sans Frontières to the United Nations through a multi-year grant by the two foundations to Télécoms sans Frontières.

United Nations Foundation: an online donation facility was managed for the CERF; in 2007 it raised US$ 117,959 in private individual donations to the CERF and provided a grant from its own funds of US$ 100,000 to the CERF following the Bangladesh cyclone.

Western Union Foundation: announced a US$ 100,000 grant to the CERF in 2007.

Ericsson: emergency telecommunications equipment and services provided.

DHL: Disaster Response Teams ready to provide airport logistics management in emergencies.

Worldcheck: industrial intelligence provided for screening purposes.

Microsoft: software (Groove) donated.

World Economic Forum: joint advocacy undertaken to improve the impact of private sector engagement in humanitarian relief.

In addition, discussions were initiated with Veolia, Google, Nestlé, Sony and Volkswagen.

Associated Experts Programme (JPOs)

Country
Headquarters New York
Headquarters Geneva
Field Offices
TOTAL
Germany
1
1
2
Australia
1
1
1
Thailand
3
Sweden
1
1
1
ISDR Thailand
3
Switzerland
1
1
Denmark
1
1
Belgium
2
Canada
1
1
Belgium
1
South Africa
1
Norway
2
1
3
The Netherlands
4
Colombia, Kenya, South Africa, Senegal
4
Liechtenstein
1
1
Japan
1
1
Thailand
2
Italy
1
ISDR
1
Finland
1
ISDR
1
France
1
1
Total
11
6
9
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