(submitted by the Australian Delegation)
The 8th Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum,
Recalling previous resolutions of the APPF supporting humanitarian assistance,
Recognising the need for effective coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief activities,
Welcoming the measures already put in place by the United Nations and the high level of cooperation and coordination between UN organisations, the military and NGOs responding to current crises,
Calls upon all APPF countries to develop and maintain a dialogue and to develop cooperative measures to ensure the effective coordination of all aspects of humanitarian and disaster relief activities.