​Early Recovery Cluster meeting held

Aug 22, 2013

​Early Recovery Cluster meeting. Photo: UNDP Bangladesh.

The Humanitarian Coordination Task Team (HCTT) with eight humanitarian clusters was established in January 2012 and jointly led by the Government and the UN Resident Coordinator’s office, as a sub-group of the LCG-DER. The Early Recovery Cluster is supported by the Early Recovery Facility funded by UNDP, SDC, and AusAID.

A validation meeting was held on 22nd August 2013, to review and endorse the draft Early Recovery Cluster Guidelines. The meeting was Chaired by Mr. MA Wazed, Director General, Department of Disaster Management; and participated by over 24 members including representatives from the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief, UNDP, WFP, IOM, WHO, UN RC Office, World Bank, IFRC, national and international NGOs. The Guidelines will be finalized by 01 September 2013, and disseminated for adoption by the Early Recovery Cluster members.