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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24 Apr 2018 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA Sud-Kivu en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires. Il est publié par OCHA et couvre la période du 17 au 23 avril.

Faits saillants

  • L’Est de Shabunda à nouveau touché par des mouvements de population
  • Près de 22 000 personnes assistées en vivres dans le Territoire de Fizi

Aperçu de la situation

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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.