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.

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  • SEQUÍA & INSEGURIDAD ALIMENTARIA: 3.5 millones de personas en Guatemala, Honduras y El Salvador están en necesidad de asistencia humanitaria debido a la sequía prolongada que afecta la región.

  • TEMPORADA DE HURACANES: Se esperan entre 1 y 4 huracanes intensos pen el Caribe para la temporada de Huracanes que inicia el1 de junio y se extenderá hasta el 30 de noviembre de 2016.

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  • DROUGHT AND FOOD INSECURITY: 3.5 million people in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador are in need of humanitarian assistance due to prolonged drought affecting the region.

  • HURRICANE SEASON: The 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season forecast is between 1 and 4 intense hurricanes. The season begins on 1 June and will run until 30 November, 2016.

  • COSTA RICA: Authorities have allocated US$385,000 to assist farmers affected by fallen ash from the active Turrialba volcano.

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• Indigenous and afro - Colombians communities face displacement and movement restrictions in Chocó

• Humanitarian organizations support vulnerable communities in Chocó and Arauca, by Fundación Plan and LWF

• El Niño ends while la Niña may start soon, UNGRD

• Colombia humanitarian partners show solidarity with Ecuador

The humanitarian crisis in Chocó continues

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  • 2,1 millions de personnes sont en insécurité alimentaire.

  • Les régions de Maradi, Zinder et Tahoua sont les plus touchées par la malnutrition aiguë.

  • L’assistance en vivres reste une priorité pour les déplacés du site d’Assaga.

12 pour cent de la population en insécurité alimentaire

Plus de 2 millions de personnes

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job Closing date: 01 Jun 2016 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

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