Informing humanitarians worldwide.

ReliefWeb has been the leading source for reliable and timely humanitarian information on global crises and disasters since 1996.

Timely Reliable Humanitarian Updates

ReliefWeb is a specialized digital service of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

We provide reliable disaster and crisis updates and analysis to humanitarians, so they can make informed decisions and plan effective assistance.

Our editorial insight, combined with access to the latest technology, allows us to provide innovative, reliable and informative products and services on a continuous, global basis.

Collect, Deliver, Enable

Humanitarians need constant access to reliable information and analysis to better understand crises and disasters and to make decisions.

ReliefWeb has three main functions:



We collect updates and analysis from more than 4,000 global information sources around the clock.



Our editors identify and deliver the content most relevant to ReliefWeb's global audience. This content includes country and disaster reports, maps, info-graphics, job announcements and learning opportunities and events of interest to humanitarians.



As part of our commitment to humanitarians worldwide, we develop new information products and services that enable humanitarian partners to analyze context and situations and make better decisions.

What type of information does ReliefWeb offer?


Finding the signal in the noise. Our editorial team highlights key daily content.

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Country Situations

Critical humanitarian information presented by country.

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Crises and Disasters

Situation reports, analysis, maps and info-graphic on crises and natural disasters.

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Dedicated Teams in Three Time Zones

The ReliefWeb editorial team works around the clock to monitor situations and update the web content.

...from over 4,000 sources.

Worldwide 24/7

With offices in Asia, Africa and North America, ReliefWeb has the world covered around the clock.

Committed to Innovation

ReliefWeb is continuously working on new and original digital products and services for humanitarians.

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