Guidance note
27 March, 2020

Global Humanitarian Response Plan COVID-19

Subject / Coordination / COVID-19 /
GHRP-Covid 19

The COVID-19 Global HRP is a comprehensive inter-agency response plan that aggregates and updates relevant existing humanitarian appeals from UN and non-UN entities, including WFP, WHO, IOM, UNDP, UN-Habitat, UNFPA, UNHCR, UNICEF and taking into consideration the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. It also integrates inputs from the humanitarian NGO community that has also captured the perspectives of local organizations. The Plan focuses on preparedness and response to the initial immediate and urgent health and non-health needs and response to the pandemic, including to secure supply chains and humanitarian personnel mobility. It does not attempt to deal with secondary or tertiary issues related to macroeconomic effects or more longer-term requirements in various sectors