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OCHA delivers its mandate through…

COORDINATION

OCHA brings together people, tools and experience to save lives
OCHA helps Governments access tools and services that provide life-saving relief. We deploy rapid-response teams, and we work with partners to assess needs, take action, secure funds, produce reports and facilitate civil-military coordination.

ADVOCACY

OCHA speaks on behalf of people affected by conflict and disaster
Using a range of channels and platforms, OCHA speaks out publicly when necessary. We work behind the scenes, negotiating on issues such as access, humanitarian principles, and protection of civilians and aid workers, to ensure aid is where it needs to be.

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

OCHA collects, analyses and shares critical information
OCHA gathers and shares reliable data on where crisis-affected people are, what they urgently need and who is best placed to assist them. Information products support swift decision-making and planning. HUMANITARIAN FINANCING OCHA organizes and monitors humanitarian funding OCHA’s financial-tracking tools and services help manage humanitarian donations from more than 130 countries.

POLICY

OCHA provides guidance and clarity on humanitarian policy
OCHA identifies and analyses trends and helps the humanitarian community develop common policy based on human rights, international law and humanitarian principles.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit https://www.unocha.org/.