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INSARAG Technical After REPORT - Action Review following Beirut port explosions 4-5 November 2020

Dear Colleagues,


Please find attached the final INSARAG Technical After-Action Review (AAR) on the Beirut Port Explosion Response Report Link


We will share this report with the INSARAG Steering Group (ISG) and follow-up accordingly on the actionable recommendations.

ICMS Training Session for AEME region on 21 January 2021

First of a series of ICMS virtual sessions on 21 January led by the Information Management  Working Group (IMWG) and supported by the INSARAG Secretariat. Look out for announcements on VO for events for Asia-Pacific and the Americas soon 


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Invitation: Digitally Connected Learning on Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination, 18 January - 26 February 2021


Invitation to the First Digitally Connected Learning on Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination.


The virtual event will be held from 18 January to 26 February 2021. Please help us share the information widely with your networks and among interested colleagues.


Applications are welcome before Monday 14 December 2020 at 


Please find attached our invitation letter together with the weekly programme. Additional information is also available on our website at 


The Digitally Connected Learning on Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination comprises 5-6 hours of mandatory individual/group work per week over a period of six weeks. Upon full and active participation, graduates will receive a certificate equal to the residential UN-CMCoord course and be considered with priority for a residential UN-CMCoord Skills Training.


For any questions or support with the application process, please contact Anne-Sophie Allegre ( )

INSARAG AP Chair invites INSARAG network members to Webinars on “Enhancing Disaster Preparedness and Partnerships” 29-30 October 2020

Dear INSARAG Network,


The INSARAG Asia Pacific Chair, Singapore, is organising as part of the Senior Executive Programme in Disaster Management (SEPDM),  Webinars on “Enhancing Disaster Preparedness and Partnerships” on 29 and 30 October 2020 and welcomes participation from the INSARAG network.


The Webinar on 29 Oct 2020, 1530hrs to 1730hrs (Singapore Time, UTC+8) will be on COVID19 and its impact on operations and partnerships. The Webinar on 30 Oct 2020, 1500hrs to 1700hrs (Singapore time) will be a sharing session by the GRG members on introduction of the INSARAG Guidelines 2020.


Interested participants may register for the event through our event link: or by scanning the QR code below. 


QR Code SEPDM Webinar      Webinar COVID19 and its impact on operations   Webinar on introduction to INSARAG Guidelines 2020 version2


Thank you


INSARAG Secretariat