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

Supporting sustainability of response and community resilience in Volnovakha raion, Eastern Ukraine

Multi-Sector Needs Assessment (MSNA) in OpT

Support to the Coordination of the Food Security and Shelter/AME Clusters in DRC

Strengthening community-based preparedness and emergency response in the Middle Area, Khan Younis and Rafah governorates

Emergency multisectoral assistance for the populations of the Nyunzu and Kiyambi Health Zones affected by inter-community conflicts.

Emergency and recovery assistance to the population of the Fizi and Nundu Health Zones, Fizi Territory, affected by the armed conflict and natural disasters, through an intervention that guarantees access to safe housing.

Emergency multisectoral assistance for the populations of the Nyunzu and Kiyambi Health Zones affected by inter-community conflicts.

Supporting the shelter and NFI needs of vulnerable households in Middle Area and Khan Yunis governorates in the Gaza Strip to minimize exposure to harsh weather and protection concerns

Addressing the WASH needs of vulnerable households in Syria

Supporting vulnerable girls and boys regain access to education due to Covid-19 related school closures in Jawzjan, Afghanistan

Winterization assistance for vulnerable populations in Badakhshan and Ghor provinces

Providing Livelihood opportunities to conflict-affected populations in Syria

Emergency WASH intervention to improve the water supply chain in unconnected communities to mitigate the negative impacts of the COVID-19 crisis

To contribute to food consumption of the most vulnerable HHs affected by flood and pandemic through emergency food assistance in Sindh

Provision of integrated multi-sectoral response for vulnerable populations living in informal sites in Iraq

Humanitarian Situation Monitoring in Non-Government Controlled Areas (NGCA) of Donetsk and Luhansk

Provision of emergency food assistance through vouchers to most vulnerable protracted IDPs in Mazar-e-Sharif

Emergency response in food security and shelter/ NFI and prevention to the spread of COVID19 for IDPs, returnees and host communities in Zemio

Ensure accessibility and safety of WASH facilities in health care centers and increase access to hygiene and health services for the most the most vulnerable Palestinians in H2 area of Hebron

Providing life-saving and sustainable WASH services to underserved IDP communities in Bardera

Sustained CCCM support to vulnerable IDP settlements in Somaliland

Providing lifesaving support to minimize the risk of COVID-19 spreading in communities and schools in Nangarhar, Faryab, Balkh, Takhar and Kunduz

Improving quarantine centers’ and vulnerable households’ capacities to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic

Improving quality of life for populations living within collective sites in Qa’atabah, Al Dhale’e