OCHA
International Organization based in United States of America

OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort.

OCHA's mission is to:

  • Mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies.

  • Advocate the rights of people in need.

  • Promote preparedness and prevention.

  • Facilitate sustainable solutions.

Updates

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Jobs

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26 Nov 2014 description
job Closing date: 03 Dec 2014 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Environment and Humanitarian Action – Increasing effectiveness, sustainability and accountability at the field level

Outline

26 Nov 2014 description
job Closing date: 10 Dec 2014 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

ORGANIZATIONAL SETTING AND REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

This position is located in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Humanitarian Affairs Officer reports to the Head of the Joint Humanitarian Management Unit (JHMU) within the OCHA office. The JHMU manages the DRC Common Humanitarian Fund.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Within delegated authority, the Humanitarian Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

25 Nov 2014 description
job Closing date: 02 Dec 2014 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

ORGANIZATIONAL SETTING AND REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

These 4 (four) AHAO/Monitoring P-2 positions are part of the recently established temporary United Nations Monitoring Mechanism (UNMM) structure based in Amman, Jordan.

It is underlined that all four temporary appointments are strictly subject to availability of funds and the extension of the mandate of UNMM.

Associate Humanitarian Affairs Officers Monitoring will report to Head of UNMM or his designate (senior) officers:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

05 Nov 2014 description
job Closing date: 30 Nov 2014 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

The CERF secretariat is looking for an energetic, diligent, and professional contractor to support the improvement of the fund’s online grant management system.

Training

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17 Nov 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 05 Dec 2014 Training date: 05 Dec 2014 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

5 DECEMBER 2014, 09:30-10:30am,

Dag Hammarskjold Library Auditorium, UNHQ

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is pleased to invite you to the launch of the latest publication by Mr. Martin Barber:

“BLINDED BY HUMANITY”

17 Nov 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 03 Dec 2014 Training date: 03 Dec 2014 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

On 3 and 4 December 2014, humanitarian practitioners, academics, private-sector representatives, international organizations, non-governmental and government representatives will gather in New York for the 2014 Global Humanitarian Policy Forum, convened by OCHA’s Policy Analysis and Innovation Section.

At 10am on 3 December, the Forum will commence with a public, high-level Symposium that will debate the concept of humanitarian interoperability.

The Humanitarian Symposium will feature a diverse group of participants*, including: