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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25 Feb 2017 description

Key messages

  • Escalation of conflict on Yemen’s Western Coast has resulted in significant civilian casualties and large scale displacement, further aggravating the humanitarian situation.

  • Over 44,000 people have recently fled the conflict throughout Taizz Governorate, including at least 25,000 from Al Mukha and Dhubab districts.

  • Protection concerns persist for those still residing in areas of active conflict, including Al Mukha City and neighbouring villages.

25 Feb 2017 description

• Promesses de contribution à hauteur de $458 millions de dollars américains pour 2017 et $214 millions pour 2018 et au-delà, annoncées par 14 donateurs

• La conférence a donné une voix aux personnes touchées par le conflit et la crise

• Accord pour répondre aux besoins de développement à plus long terme et chercher des solutions durables aux crises

24 Feb 2017 description

Ce rapport est produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il est diffusé par OCHA RCA et couvre la journée du 22 février 2017


  • 30 000 personnes pourraient être déplacées

  • 300 personnes vivent en enclave à Ippy

  • Le Chef de l’UPC, Ali Darrassa, quitte Bambari

II. Aperçu de la situation

Maps / Infographics

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21 Feb 2017 description
job Closing date: 07 Mar 2017 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Type of Contract & Level: Fixed Term Appointment

Level: NOB

Direct Supervisor: Head, Somalia Humanitarian Financing Unit

Duty Station: Mogadishu, Somalia

Duration: 1 year with possible extension

Date of issue:

Date of closure:

II. Organizational Context


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22 Aug 2016 description

This course has been prepared by KoBoToolbox at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative in collaboration with UNOCHA. The Humanitarian Needs Assessment E-learning program is designed to provide an overview of the Humanitarian Needs Assessment process.