Update your Emergency Contact Information

one Read the article “Putting Your House in Order: A Brief Guide to Preparing for the Unexpected”


Update your emergency contact information

Use the online tool to update their emergency contact information on inspira. The system enables the Organization to notify staff member’s emergency contact(s) in event of accident or critical incident. Please take ten minutes to do so today. These are the simple steps that you should follow:

  • Log into https://inspira.un.org using your UN index number and password.
  • From ‘View/ Change Personal Information’ select ‘View/ Change Emergency Contacts’
  • Select ‘Add Emergency Contact’ and fill in the information then ‘Save’.
  • You can add additional emergency contacts by repeating the step.
  • If you need to provide any additional relevant information select ‘Add Additional Information’ (this is optional).

If your emergency contacts change or need to be updated select ‘Edit’ to update. Your information will remain confidential and will be used for notification purposes only in case of an emergency.
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Keep your beneficiary information updated
> Open the Beneficiary Designation HR Factsheet for instructions


Register on the UN Emergency Alert Information System
Be sure to find out about the UN Emergency Alert Information System established for your duty station. This system allows you to register with UN-Department of Safety and Security (DSS) to receive UN alerts on emergency situations that occur in your location.


Review your estate planning and written will.
See the resources in the links on this page for guides on putting your finances in order and indicating your wishes in event of an unfortunate incident so that you are prepared financially and legally according to your wishes.


Review the guide for managers and team leaders
> Leadership in Emergencies Toolkit

seven Know the emergency preparedness actions and contact numbers for your duty station.
> Emergency Preparedness: A Guide for UN Personnel in New York

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