Humanitarian Health Action

Where is the health cluster activated?

The cluster approach is used where a Humanitarian Coordinator has been appointed and should be used in any country faced with a sudden major new emergency requiring a multi-sectoral response with the participation of a wide range of international humanitarian actors. The cluster approach is used or has been used in the following countries and territories:

Formal Health Cluster system (i.e. IASC declared)

Informal ‘Health Cluster-like’ coordination approach