Long standing relationships with the United Nations strengthened even further

IHP has successfully supported the emergency response of the United Nations since the mid 90’s. In January 2013 steps towards strengthened partnerships were taken when declarations of intents on strengthened cooperation were signed with the Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

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IHP Base Camp Working group meeting in December 2012

Despite harsh cold and heavy snowstorm participants from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Finland, Germany, UN World Food Programme and UNOCHA met in Stockholm to discuss the different aspects of joint office and accommodation deployments to emergency situations.

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Next TRIPLEX simulation exercise to take place in September 2013

TRIPLEX is a regular, IHP-run, full-scale simulation exercise, enabling a range of humanitarian actors to practice their response mechanisms in a sudden-onset natural disaster scenario. The next TRIPLEX will take place in the Danish-German border region from Saturday 28th September to Friday 4th October, 2013.

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UNHCR and IHP go hand in hand with emergency training in Revinge

REVINGE, Sweden, 7 March – Emergency responders from UN refugee agency, UNHCR, and partner organizations from around the globe had been operating from an International Humanitarian Partnership (IHP) base camp atop a frozen hill in Revinge to address the humanitarian needs of thousands of people fleeing their home country.

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IHP supports UN operations in Ethiopia

Hunger in the Horn of Africa is causing the UN to extend its relief efforts in Ethiopia. The UN World Food Programme has requested support from IHP to set up an accommodation and office compound in the UN headquarters in the southern part of the country.

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