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The IASC Emergency Response Preparedness Approach - Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Emergency Response Preparedness (ERP) approach?

The ERP approach was adopted by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) in 2015 as the agreed method to ensure readiness to respond to potential crises requiring coordinated action from the humanitarian community. The aim is to increase the speed, volume, predictability and effectiveness of aid delivered after the onset of a crisis. 

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Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Original Publication Date: 
27 Jul 2016
Document type: 
FAQs
Theme(s): 
Preparedness