Crisis Preparedness Guide for Staff and Families.
United Nations. Division for Special Activities. Crisis Preparedness and Support Unit.
Training Material International Resource
Published: April 30, 2020
United Nations Department of Operational Support
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New York, NY 10017
Tel: (212) 963-1234
This guide explains that in the course of their service with the United Nations, staff and their family members may be exposed to risks incurred by living and working in volatile environments, including as targets of malicious acts, first responders to humanitarian crises, or affected by events such as health crises or natural disasters. This guide is designed as a practical tool for UN staff and their families and includes recommendations and information on their benefits and entitlements in the case of injury or death. It has been prepared for UN staff and their families, in the event of serious injury or death as a result of a malicious act, natural disaster, or other emergency. Information is provided on: points of contact for United Nations resources in the event of an emergency; benefits and entitlements in case of service-incurred injury; and benefits and entitlements in case of death. The guide closes with a checklist to aid in the understanding of the benefits, entitlements, and payments in case of injury or death, and a list of reference documents.
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