IASC EDG Meetings

IASC Emergency Directors Group


The Emergency Directors Group have responsibility for:
  • advising the IASC on operational issues of strategic concern
  • preparing options and recommendations for the IASC on operational issues
  • mobilising agency and Global Cluster resources to address operational challenges and gaps, in support of Humanitarian Coordinators (HCs) and Humanitarian Country Teams (HCTs)
  • considering future high-risk scenarios and determining appropriate early actions in support of HCs and HCTs
  • supporting the Principals in the activation and initial implementation of a system-wide Level 3 (L3) emergency response as defined in the TA Protocols
  • ensuring appropriate information sharing with IASC WG so as to address policy gaps and inform policy formulation
  • monitoring and providing support, including through capacity building and guidance, to the implementation of the TA


IASC EDG meeting resources (Members only)

EDG Teleconference on Nigeria and Lake Chad Basin - 18 August 2016


EDG Teleconference on Yemen - 22 April 2016


IASC EDG Annual Review of Operations 2015: Summary Report
IASC EDG Annual Review of Operations 2015: Key Common Messages to Donors


EDG Teleconference on Ukraine and Nigeria- 19 August 2015 


EDG Teleconference on Yemen - 8 July 2015


EDG Meeting  - 11 May 2015


EDG Nepal and Yemen Teleconference  - 4 May 2015


EDG meeting  - 3 December 2014