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Coping with the Humanitarian Impact of Sanctions: An OCHA Perspective

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With regard to UN efforts to minimise the humanitarian impact of sanctions, this paper reviews the need for new institutional arrangements in the elaboration and implementation of sanctions regimes. For this purpose, the following issues are examined:

- OCHA as intermediary between humanitarian organisations and sanctions authorities
- Institutional arrangements to process information on humanitarian impact of sanctions
- Measures to facilitate the provision of humanitarian relief under sanctions regimes
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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