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For an officially-declared emergency, the designated state authority will usually appoint an emergency response coordinator, or an incident commander, who will set up the emergency management system according to a predefined procedure. For example, in India, the National Disaster Management Authority coordinates the response to all natural and man-made disasters under the 2005 National Disaster Management Act. Depending on the needs and scale of the hazard event, emergency responders, such as civil defence units, Red Cross volunteers, police and the military, work within the emergency management system of a country to secure lives, restore means of communication and transportation, and fulfil other basic needs. For a major emergency, the national government may seek assistance from another country, or from the international community, under the leadership of the United Nations (UN). The UN directs humanitarian responses through the InterAgency Standing Committee (IASC), which is composed of key humanitarian actors from the UN and international agencies. Within 48 hours of the onset of an emergency, the IASC classifies it according to scale, complexity, urgency, and existing local capacity for managing the situation, based on an initial assessment. In the event of a Level 2 or Level 3 emergency, the UN will activate a coordinated, multi-agency (UN, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations) response, grouping humanitarian aid into thematic clusters. Such emergencies often indicate that local authorities and their capacities to respond have been critically affected. In these situations, local government will work in coordination with international agencies to perform activities, such as assessments and funding appeals within a cluster. Currently, culture is not included within this cluster system. In the event that an emergency is declared to be complex, UN humanitarian aid may incorporate military and/or police operations into a peacekeeping mission.