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.

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20 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 19 Jul 2018 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in the Office of the Assistant Secretary-General (OASG). The Meetings Services Assistant at this level reports to the Programme Adviser to the Assistant Secretary-General / Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator. The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises. We advocate for effective and principled humanitarian action by all, for all.

19 Jun 2018 description
job Closing date: 01 Jul 2018 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Riyadh. Under the overall supervision of the Head of Office (HoO), OCHA Yemen, the Associate Humanitarian Affairs Officer reports to the Deputy Head of Office.

Responsibilities

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

Training

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13 Dec 2017 description

OCHA’s sixth annual Global Humanitarian Policy Forum (GHPF) will take place on 13 December 2017 in New York under the theme of: “**Reaching for the future: Humanitarianism in 2030**.”

The event will explore the following overarching question: What is the scale and depth of change required by the humanitarian sector to contribute toward lifting the most vulnerable out of crises between now and 2030?

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.