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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Afghanistan: Overview of Natural Disasters - Natural disaster incidents as recorded by OCHA Field Offices and IOM from 1 January to 31 July 2014

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International Organization for Migration:

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UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Réponse Rapide aux Mouvements de Population (RRMP) Rapport d’Evaluation Multisectorielle: Bakila Tenambo/ Kambi Ya Miba -Totolito (27 août - 30 août 2014)

Territoire de Beni

Collectivité Secteur de Beni-Mbau

Groupement Batangi-Mbau

Zone de Santé d’OICHA

Population : 489 ménages retournés soit 2934 Habitants

Période d’évaluation : Du 27 août au 30 août 2014

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Réponse Rapide aux Mouvements de Population (RRMP) Rapport d’Evaluation Multisectorielle: Mamundioma (27 - 30 août 2014)

Territoire de Beni

Collectivité secteur de Beni-Mbau

Groupement Bambumba-Kisiki

Zone de Santé d’OICHA

Population : 625 ménages retournés soit 3 813 Habitants

Période d’évaluation : Du 27 août au 30 août 2014

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Democratic Republic of Congo Common Humanitarian Fund Annual Report 2013

The DRC Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) in 2013 The Common Humanitarian Fund in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, commonly known as the Pooled Fund, (hereafter referred to as the CHF), continues to be an integral element of the humanitarian financing mechanism. During 2013 total contributions to the CHF, including USD 28 million in carryover from the previous year represented 13% of contributions received in response to the Humanitarian Action Plan for the same year.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Flash Update sur les mouvements de populations du Nigéria vers le Niger (02/09/2014)

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Environ 3 500 personnes ont fui le Nord Nigéria pour se réfugier dans les îles du Lac Tchad au Niger, entre le 21 et le 31 août 2014; et près de 10 000 personnes pour le seul mois d’août

  • D'importants besoins en kits d'hygiène, en moustiquaires, en abris, en vivres et non vivres sont à satisfaire en urgence pour soulager ces personnes en détresse

  • Plus de 47 000 personnes déplacées depuis le début de la crise en mai 2013, attendent d’être assistées en fonction de leur vulnérabilité

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

JOBS

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Humanitarian Affairs Officer P-4

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Closing date: 04 Sep 2014 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

ORGANIZATIONAL SETTING AND REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: This position is located in the Inter-cluster Coordination Support Section of the Program Support Branch of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Geneva. The Humanitarian Affairs Officer reports to the Chief of the Inter-cluster Coordination Support Section.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

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Humanitarian Affairs Officer / FTS Manager P-4

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Closing date: 03 Sep 2014 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

BACKGROUND: The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs is seeking a qualified individual to oversee management of the Financial Tracking Service (FTS). FTS records and tracks funding contributions to humanitarian operations against identified requirements. It is a humanitarian programme cycle management tool that promotes transparency and accountability.

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Information Management Officer P-4

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2014 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

BACKGROUND: This Temporary Vacancy Announcement (TVA) is issued in order to populate the OCHA Associates Surge Pool (ASP). OCHA will pre-select qualified and suitable individuals to become members of the ASP, in order that they might be recruited on a temporary appointment basis for short-term field assignments in new emergencies, or to fill critical staffing gaps.

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Information Management Officer P-3

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2014 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

BACKGROUND: This Temporary Vacancy Announcement (TVA) is issued in order to populate the OCHA Associates Surge Pool (ASP). OCHA will pre-select qualified and suitable individuals to become members of the ASP, in order that they might be recruited on a temporary appointment basis for short-term field assignments in new emergencies, or to fill critical staffing gaps.

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Technical Project Manager

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Closing date: 09 Sep 2014 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Background

Funding coordinating section (FCS) based in New York is currently building Grant Management system (GMS) for country based pooled funds to be rolled out in 16 countries. FCS is currently looking for Technical Project Manager who can manage the ongoing project development and work closely with FCS in finalizing the requirements.

This position is based a New York, contractor position. The person will report to the current Technical Project coordinator and adopt Agile Methodology for the project management processes.