Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination: Publications

UN-CMCoord Field Handbook (June 2015)

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Generic Guidelines on Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination and the Use of Military and Civil Defence Assets

  • Guidelines on the Use of Foreign Military and Civil Defence Assets in Disaster Relief – “Oslo Guidelines” - Rev. 1.1 (November 2007).
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Civil-Military Guidelines and Reference for Complex Emergencies (2008), comprising:

  • Guidelines on the Use of Military and Civil Defence Assets to Support United Nations Humanitarian Activities in Complex Emergencies – “MCDA Guidelines” - Rev. 1 (January 2006).
  • Civil-Military Relationship in Complex Emergencies – an IASC Reference Paper (June 2004).
  • Use of Military or Armed Escorts for Humanitarian Convoys – IASC Discussion Paper and Non-Binding Guidelines (September 2001).
     
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Foreign Military and Civil Defence Assets in Support of Humanitarian Emergency Operations: What Is Last Resort? (2012)
Updated Guidelines on the Use of Armed Escorts for Humanitarian Convoys - IASC Non-Binding Guidelines (27 February 2013)

 

Country/Situation-Specific Guidelines and Guidance on Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination and the Use of Military and Civil Defence Assets

Country-Specific

Regional Level

Operational Level

UN-CMCoord References

Discussion Papers, Reports and associated Guidelines on Civil-Military Relations

Peacekeeping Guidelines and References

Key Humanitarian References