Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Partners in Canadian Disaster Management

The agencies listed below, the signatories to a statement of cooperation, have forged strong bonds with each other in our common service to humankind in times of need.

The creation of these Guidelines for Cooperation amongst the signatories to this document confirms their intent to work together to ensure optimal service is provided to survivors of emergencies and disasters.  Each agency recognizes the leadership role of the local government and undertakes to work with the governments at all levels for preparedness, capacity-building, response and recovery activities.

These cooperative endeavors work cooperatively while retaining their unique identities and missions: