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The United Nations Multilateral Response to COVID-19

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Humanitarian

Global Humanitarian Response Plan (GHRP)
OCHA

Purpose: Strategic plan and resource mobilisation vehicle
Objective and scope: Respond to immediate health and multi-sectoral humanitarian needs in especially vulnerable countries
Who benefits: The most vulnerable people in 63 countries already facing a humanitarian or refugee crisis, or with high levels of vulnerability
Who implements: Humanitarian Country Teams (HCT), UN Agencies, national and international NGOs Who is responsible for developing and monitoring the plan: OCHA, in collaboration with HCTs, UN Agencies, NGOs

Health

Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan (SPRP)
WHO

Purpose: Strategic plan and resource mobilisation vehicle
Objective and scope: Support public health measures to stop transmission of the virus and care for those affected
Who benefits: People in all countries affected by the pandemic or at risk
Who implements: WHO and all national and international partners supporting national governments
Who is responsible for developing and monitoring the plan: WHO, in collaboration with national governments, HCTs and UN Country Teams

Development

**UN Socio-Economic Framework (and other country socio-economic plans/frameworks)***
UNDP/DCO

Purpose: Programming framework
Objective and scope: Mitigate the social and economic impact of COVID-19
Who benefits: Vulnerable people in 162 countries covered by 129 UN Resident Coordinators
Who implements: The UN Development System and all national and international partners supporting national governments, through country teams led by Resident Coordinators
Who is responsible for developing the plans: UN Development Cooperation Office, UN Country Teams under the leadership of the Resident Coordinator and as technical lead UNDP, national governments

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