Norway assigned new IHP chair

Published: 29 January 2015

In January 2015, the Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection (DSB) took over the rotating IHP chairmanship from MSB Sweden, who has held this position since July 1st  2013.

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Continued support to Ebola emergency

Published: 14 November 2014

IHP and respective governments are continuing the fight against Ebola. IHP is currently scaling up the support services to Sierra Leone and Liberia.

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Ebola outbreak calls for IHP assistance

Published: 20 October 2014

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) a total of more than 9200 confirmed, probable, and suspected cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) have been reported in seven affected countries. During the weekend (18-19 October) IHP deployed two cargo aircraft from Arlanda airport, Stockholm, and a team of support staff to assist in the hindrance of further spreading of the deadly disease.

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IHP surge UNHCR operation in Iraq

Published: 22 August 2014

The IHP assessment team was deployed 72 hours after the request and IHP has started to mobilize relief assistance to Iraq in support of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The first IHP aircraft landed in Erbil Thursday 21 August.

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IHP deploys to the urgent crises in Iraq

Published 07 July 2014

IHP deploys to the UN OCHA (Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs) in Erbil to support coordination of relief efforts to the ongoing crises.

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