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COVID-19 Response: Resource Library

Dear colleagues,

Please find here a compilation of the latest OCHA and humanitarian partners' guidance and publications on CMCoord, Access, Protection and COVID-19.

CMCoord Support to Protection

Guidance Note on CMCoord Support to Protection Outcomes

The Civil-Military Coordination Service (CMCS), with support from OAD/PAPS, developed a Guidance Note on CMCoord Support to Protection Outcomes. The Guidance Note describes actions which OCHA’s CMCoord Officers and Focal Points can take in contributing to protection outcomes at a country level. The Note also describes the role of OCHA’s CMCS at HQ level in supporting protection outcomes.

The areas of CMCoord Tasks in support of protection outcomes are defined as: 1) Analysis, 2) Dialogue, 3) Advocacy, 4) Capacity Building and 5) Planning and Preparedness.

Find the Guidance Note here.

Click here for a visual summary of the note.

CMCoord Support to Access

Relevant Documents

OCHA PAPS:


UN-CMCoord Handbooks

[E-Version] UNCMCoord Field Handbook 2.0 (2018).pdf

UN-CMCoord Field Handbook (2018)

Rev. 2.0

[English] [Spanish] [French] [Arabic]

CMCoord Field Handbook v1.0.pdf

UN-CMCoord Field Handbook

Rev. 1.0

[English], [French], [Spanish], [Arabic], [Russian], [Chinese]

UN-CMCoord Guide for the Military v 1.0.pdf

Humanitarian Civil Military Coordination - A Guide for the Military

Version 2.0 (June 2017)

[English] [Arabic] [Spanish] [French]

Version 1.0 (July 2014)

[French], [Spanish], [Arabic], [Russian], [Chinese]

UN-CMCoord Guidelines and Publications

UN-CMCoord Operational Guidance for Appropriate Interaction with Armed Actors in the Context of COVID-19 (March 2020)

Please click here for print versions in French, Arabic and Spanish.

Recommended Practices for Effective Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination of FMA in Natural and Man-Made Disasters Version 1.0.pdf

Recommended Practices for Effective Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination of Foreign Military Assets (FMA) in Natural and Man-Made Disasters

(September 2018)

[English]

OSLO Guidelines Rev 1.1 - Nov 07.pdf

Guidelines on the Use of Foreign Military and Civil Defence Assets in Disaster Relief – “Oslo Guidelines”

Rev. 1.1 (November 2007)

[English], [French], [Spanish], [Arabic], [Russian], [Chinese]

Civil-Military Guidelines and Reference for Complex Emergencies.pdf

Civil-Military Guidelines and Reference for Complex Emergencies

(November 2014)

[English], [French]

Guidelines on the Use of Military and Civil Defence Assets to Support United Nations Humanitarian Activities in Complex Emergencies – MCDA Guidelines.pdf

Guidelines on the Use of Military and Civil Defence Assets to Support United Nations Humanitarian Activities in Complex Emergencies – “MCDA Guidelines”

Rev. 1 (January 2006)

[English], [French], [Spanish], [Arabic], [Russian], [Chinese]

Civil-Military Relationship in Complex Emergencies- IASC Reference Paper.pdf

Civil-Military Relationship in Complex Emergencies- "IASC Reference Paper"

(June 2004)

[English], [French], [Spanish], [Arabic], [Russian], [Chinese]

FINAL Chapter - Gudelines on the Use of Armed Escorts.pdf

IASC Non-Binding Guidelines on the use of Armed Escorts for Humanitarian Convoys

(February 2013)

[English], [French], [Spanish], [Arabic], [Russian], [Chinese]

UN-CMCoord Guidance Papers

OOM UN-CMCoord_2017.pdf

OCHA on Message on UN-CMCoord (August 2017)

Working Paper HNS4D v.1.0.pdf

Working Paper on HNS4D v. 1.0

Copy of Last Resort Pamphlet.pdf

Foreign Military and Civil Defence Assets in Support of Humanitarian Emergency Operations - What is Last Resort?

(April 2012)

[English]

170731_CAPS_Final.pdf

UN-CMCoord as Auxiliary to Humanitarian Access, Protection and Security

(July 2017)

[English]

Guidance Note on Conducting a UN-CMCoord Assessment.pdf

Guidance Note on Conducting a United Nations Humanitarian Civil- Military Coordination (UN-CMCoord) Assessment

Hum Interaction w National Mil ' Discussion Paper v1.0.pdf
170607 MCDA Gap-fit Analysis Tool.pdf

Gapfit Analysis

Guidance Hum Orgs in Mil Events 1.0.pdf

Guidance on Humanitarian Organizations' Participation in Military Events

[English]

170202_GAP.pdf

UN-CMCoord Gender Action Plan for Training 2017

141020 Civ-Mil Guidance Ebola Crisis v 1.0.pdf

Civil-Military Guidance on Ebola Crisis

UN-CMCoord Country Specific Guidance

190317 Ethiopia CMCoord Guidelines.pdf

Ethiopia: Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination Guidance

(March 2019) [English]


180625_MOS_CMCOORD for Sudan.pdf

Sudan: Minimum Operating Standards (MOS) for Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination

(May 2018) [English]


1804_UNCMCoord guidance NE Nigeria.pdf

North East Nigeria: UN-CMCoord Guidance

(April 2018) [English]


CAR_CMCoord Guidelines_Final_signed_Oct2017.pdf

CAR: Country Specific Guidelines for Civil-Military Coordination between Humanitarian Actors and MINUSCA in the Central African Republic

(October 2017) [English], [Arabic]


140811 National guidelines for the coordination between humanitarian actors and MONU.pdf

DRC: National Guidelines for the Coordination between Humanitarian Actors and MONUSCO

(August 2014) [English]

140901 Somalia Country Specific Civil-Military Coordination Guidelines for Hum Actors Engagement with AMISOM.pdf

SOMALIA: Country Specific Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination Guidelines for Humanitarian Actors Engagement with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)

(September 2014) [English]

130701 Revised Guidelines CMCoord Haiti (ENG) Signed.pdf

HAITI: Revised Guidelines for Civil-Military Coordination in Haiti

(July 2013) [English]

131206 Guidelines for the Coordination between Humanitarian Actors and the UNMISS.docx

SOUTH SUDAN: Guidelines for the Coordination between Humanitarian Actors and the UNMISS

(December 2013) [English]

APC_MADRO_20141001.pdf

ASIA-PACIFIC REGION: Guidelines for the use of foreign military assets in natural disaster response

(October 2014) [English]

151116 Iraq Country Specific CMCoord Guidelines.pdf

IRAQ: Country specific humanitarian civil-military coordination guidelines

(November 2015) [English]

Infographics

Posters

Click on the respective image to download UN-CMCoord posters in Arabic, English, French, Russian and Spanish

English

What is UN-CMCoord?

French

Spanish

Arabic

Russian

Civil-Military Background Readings

Re-assessing the Civil-Military Coordination Service of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

The Brown University and the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies published a report on the Strategic Re-assessment of CMCS. These findings and recommendations are based on OCHA and partners’ perspectives, which have been collected through in-presence and online collective meetings, as well as bilateral interviews, and complemented by desk research.

Please find the report here.