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.

All Updates

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28 Jul 2015 description

Mr. President,

Distinguished members of the Security Council,

With much regret, my inaugural statement to the Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria continues where my predecessor left off, chronicling yet another month of grim statistics to convey the horrors of a brutal conflict and the immense suffering of beleaguered civilians, particularly women, children, the elderly and those living with disabilities.

28 Jul 2015 description
  • El 29 de abril, fuertes lluvias en el municipio de Sayaxché provocaron el desborde de las lagunas de oxidación de una de las empresas productoras de aceite de palma africana y la muerte masiva de peces.

  • El Ministerio de Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (MARN) y el Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social (MSPAS) tomaron muestras de agua; estas fueron enviadas al Laboratorio Nacional de Salud (LNS).

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Jobs

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28 Jul 2015 description
job Closing date: 02 Aug 2015 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Posting Title: Humanitarian Affairs Officer – Cash Coordinator, P4 (Temporary Job Opening)

Duty Station: KATHMANDU

Posting Period: 26 July 2015-2 August 2015

28 Jul 2015 description
job Closing date: 02 Aug 2015 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Posting Title: Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer, P5 (Temporary Job Opening)

Duty Station: GENEVA

Posting Period: 26 July 2015-2 August 2015

Job Opening number: 15-HRA-OCHA-45632-J-GENEVA (X)

28 Jul 2015 description
job Closing date: 30 Jul 2015 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Posting Title: Humanitarian Affairs Officer, P3 (Temporary Job Opening)

Duty Station: RIYADH; SANA'A;TA'IZZ; AL HUDAYDAH,

Posting Period: 23 July 2015-30 July 2015

Job Opening number: 15-HRA-OCHA-45540-J-MULTIPLE D/S (X)

28 Jul 2015 description
job Closing date: 30 Jul 2015 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Posting Title: Humanitarian Affairs Officer, P4 (Temporary Job Opening)

Duty Station: RIYADH; SANA'A; ADEN

Posting Period: 23 July 2015-30 July 2015

Job Opening number: 15-HRA-OCHA-45539-J-MULTIPLE D/S (X)

28 Jul 2015 description
job Closing date: 30 Jul 2015 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Posting Title: Humanitarian Affairs Officer, P3 (Temporary Job Opening)

Duty Station: ABUJA

Posting Period: 23 July 2015-30 July 2015

Job Opening number: 15-HRA-OCHA-45388-J-ABUJA (X)

Special Notice: The position is intended to fill functions of short-term duration. This temporary position is initially offered to start as soon as possible through 31 December 2015, with a possibility of extension. All posts are subject to availability of funds.