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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22 Feb 2018 description

Humanitarian needs in Sudan are substantive, and the country has consistently ranked since 2003 among the top recipients of humanitarian assistance globally.

The principle instrument for humanitarian assistance is the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP). It maps the humanitarian response for the whole country. Support for the HRP has been on the decline in recent years. Whereas in 2015, the HRP was 58 per cent funded, in 2017 it received 45% of the total $804 million needed to provide life-saving humanitarian assistance in Sudan.

22 Feb 2018 description

Bangui, le 22 février 2018 - La Secrétaire générale adjointe aux affaires humanitaires et Coordonnatrice adjointe des secours d'urgence, Ursula Mueller, a conclu le 22 février une visite de quatre jours en République centrafricaine (RCA) avec un appel pressant à la communauté internationale de continuer à soutenir la réponse humanitaire dans ce pays.

22 Feb 2018 description

Bangui, 22 February 2018 – Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ursula Mueller, concluded on 22 February a four-day visit to the Central African Republic with an urgent call to the international community to further support humanitarian response in the country.

Maps & Infographics

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Jobs

13 entries found
20 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 05 Mar 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 Kinshasa, DRC. The Humanitarian Affairs Officer/ Pooled Fund Manager reports to the Head of Office.

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Humanitarian Affairs Officer/ Pooled Fund Manager, will be responsible for the following duties:

I. Fund Management and Coordination:

20 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 05 Mar 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 Kananga, DRC. The Information Management Officer reports to the Head of Sub-Office. 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.

Responsibilities

20 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 20 Mar 2018 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Pooled Fund Management Branch (PFMB) of the Office of the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). The PFMB ensures strategic engagement between OCHA managed financing instruments and broader system-wide humanitarian financing processes. The incumbent reports to the Chief of the PFMB.

Responsibilities

Within limits of delegated authority, the Staff Assistant is responsible for the following duties:

19 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 22 Feb 2018 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Kinshasa, DRC. Under the overall supervision of the Head of Office (HoO), the Humanitarian Affairs Officer (HAO), Pooled Fund Manager, reports to the Head of the OCHA Humanitarian Financing Unit (HFU).

Responsibilities

14 Feb 2018 description
job Closing date: 30 Mar 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) which is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. The Executive Officer will head the Executive Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). The incumbent will report to the Assistant Secretary-General.

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.