Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

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 role is to bring together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. The core function of the organization is to mobilize and coordinate effective humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention and facilitate sustainable solutions.

Current projects

WASH Emergency Response to Refugees and Returnees from Sudan in Joda Reception Centre
WASH Emergency Response to Refugees and Returnees from Sudan in Joda Reception Centre
Provision of livestock protection package and cash-based food assistance to vulnerable populations in Sar-e-Pol province
Provision of WASH, Shelter/ NFIs and Protection interventions in response to the Sudan crisis
Provision of heating assistance, blankets and winter clothing packages to 1,591 conflict affected displaced, natural disasters affected and vulnerable host community households
Provision of life-saving WASH services to drought affected displaced population in IDP sites and rural areas in Baidoa, Somalia
Multi-sectoral rapid response assistance to conflict-affected communities in frontline and newly accessible areas in Eastern and Southern Ukraine
Technical and material support to local organizations and volunteer groups in Ukraine
Provision of Consultancy Services under Afghanistan Community Resilience and Livelihoods Project