The Laws of Armed Conflicts: A Collection of Conventions, Resolutions, and Other Documents

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STRENGTHENING OF THE COORDINATION OF
HUMANITARIAN EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE OF
THE UNITED NATIONS

Resolution 46/182 adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, 19 December 1991

INTRODUCTORY NOTE: The adoption of Resolutions 43/131 and 45/100 (No. 62) provoked an intense diplomatic activity within the United Nations, as well as an in-depth discussion in the General Assembly. A special open-ended group prepared and presented a draft of this resolution. The resolution was adopted by consensus.

AUTHENTIC TEXT: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

TEXT PUBLISHED IN: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the General Assembly during its forty-sixth session, Vol. I, September 17-December 20 1991, General Assembly Official Records, Forty-sixth session, Supplement No. 49 (A/46/49), New York, United Nations, 1992, pp. 49-52 (Engl. also editions in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish); Droit des conflits armés, pp. 943-951 (French).

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Articles
Annex
I. Guiding principles1-12
II. Prevention13-17
III. Preparedness18-20
IV. Stand-by capacity
(a) Contingency funding arrangements21-26
(b) Additional measures for rapid response27-30
V. Consolidated appeal31-32
VI. Coordination, cooperation and leadership
(a) Leadership of the Secretary-General33-37
(b) Inter-agency Standing Committee38
(c) Country-level coordination39
VII. Continuum from relief to rehabilitation and development40-42

The General Assembly,

Recalling its resolution 2816 (XXVI) of 14 December 1971 and its subsequent resolutions and decisions on humanitarian assistance, including its resolution 45/100 of 14 December 1990,

Recalling also its resolution 44/236 of 22 December 1989, the annex to which contains the International Framework of Action for the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction,

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