MENU: 25 Years of UNDAC

Photo: OCHA/Stewart Davies

Photo: DND-MDN/Ariane Montambeault

Photo: UNDAC/José Luis German

Number of missions since 1993

281

Individuals deployed since 1993

1,597

Affected countries since 1993

111

Source: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs


“UNDAC is a brotherhood and sisterhood which shares the same passion – to help those who need it.”

– Martin Gomez, National UNDAC member from Argentina

Photo: UNDAC


“UNDAC is needed now more than ever”

– Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General & Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator

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Number of deployments

84 members and 28 support staff in 2017

Types of missions

13 missions to over 12 countries in 2017

Hurricane
5
DRP
2
Earthquake
2
Floods
1
Forest fires
1
Mudslide
1
Tropical Cyclone
1

Deployment locations in 2017

Source: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs


“UNDAC is like a Swiss Army knife – a multi-tool that we can use for all types of international emergency disaster responses”

– Rolf Bakken, National UNDAC member from Norway

Photo: UN Photo/Marco Dormino