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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FAITS SAILLANTS

  • 3,3 millions de personnes en besoin d’assistance humanitaire

  • 1,3 millions de personnes dans le besoin ciblées en 2018

  • Le Cameroun innove avec l’organisation des premiers ateliers de programmation sectorielle conjoints entre acteurs humanitaires et du développement

Suivi de la Situation Humanitaire

Evolution de la situation sécuritaire

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UN Headquarters, New York, 13 November 2017

As delivered

Honourable delegates and representatives. Your Excellency Mr.Kpatamango of the Central African Republic to the United Nations. Thank you for being here today to discuss the situation in the Central African Republic.

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RÉPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

ATTAQUE CONTRE UN CONVOI D’AIDE À KAGA-BONDORO

Le 11 novembre, des assaillants armés ont tendu une embuscade à un convoi d'aide humanitaire de six camions près de la ville de Kaga-Bandoro, dans le nord du pays, où les incidents d'insécurité ont récemment augmenté.

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CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

ASSAILANTS ATTACK AID CONVOY

Armed attackers ambushed a six-truck aid convoy on 11 November near the northern Kaga-Bandoro town, where incidents of insecurity have been on the rise lately. A week earlier, gunmen raided an aid convoy headed to Ndélé town, also in the north, robbed the entire cargo of one truck and killed a driver. So far this year, 13 aid workers have been killed in the spate of violence across the country.

OVER 20,000 HAVE FLED VIOLENCE TO DR CONGO

Maps / Infographics

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Jobs

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job Closing date: 24 Nov 2017 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Organizational Context

The situation in Somalia remains fragile with continued political instability, climatic variability, and lack of basic social services. In 2017, drought has impacted Somalia with Bay and Bakool regions being the most affected. OCHA’s role is to coordinate effective and principled inter-agency humanitarian response and ensure that relief assistance reaches the people who need it in a timely manner. In line with OCHA’s global mission, OCHA Somalia continues to:

Training

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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.