1.4.9 Responsibilities of humanitarian common services providers

Organisation Responsibilities
Humanitarian Information
Centre (HIC)
  • Ensure access to information management tools to assess, plan, implement and monitor humanitarian assistance.
  • Serve as a focal point for data collection, analysis and dissemination for humanitarian operations, including developing data standards.
United Nations Joint Logistics Centre (UNJLC)
  • Facilitate and support the coordination of logistics capabilities among cooperating humanitarian agencies.
  • Complement and support the global and field Logistics Clusters.
  • Provides logistics information management, mapping, customs, and commodity tracking tools and services.
United Nations Humanitarian Air Services
  • Charter aircraft for passenger and cargo operations on short notice for one-off operations or for extended service.
  • Provide a safe, economical, responsive and efficient air transport service for the benefit of all eligible humanitarian users.