United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

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The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is a United Nations (UN) body formed in December 1991 by General Assembly Resolution 46/182.wikipedia
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Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator

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Since May 2017, OCHA is led by Mark Lowcock as [[Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator]] (USG/ERC), appointed for a five-year term.
The Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator is a high-level position in the United Nations that heads the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Mark Lowcock

Mark Andrew Lowcock
Since May 2017, OCHA is led by Mark Lowcock as [[Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator]] (USG/ERC), appointed for a five-year term.
Sir Mark Andrew Lowcock (born 25 July 1962) is a British economist and accountant who has been serving as the United Nations [[Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator]] and the Head of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs since 2017.

World Humanitarian Summit

From 2013 to 2016, OCHA organized the World Humanitarian Summit that was held in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 23 and 24, 2016.
The summit was an initiative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon and was organized by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA).

Natural disaster

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The resolution was designed to strengthen the UN's response to complex emergencies and natural disasters.
And further United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs is formed by General Assembly Resolution 44/182.

United Nations Sustainable Development Group

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It is a sitting observer of the political debate United Nations Development Group.

Juba

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Major OCHA country offices are located in all continents, among others in Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Palestinian territories, Sri Lanka, Sudan (including a sub-office in South Sudan's capital Juba), Syria, and Zimbabwe, while regional offices are located in Panama City, Dakar, Cairo, Johannesburg, and Bangkok.
Under the leadership of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the United Nations established a camp known as "OCHA Camp", which served as a base for many United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations.

Zimbabwe

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Major OCHA country offices are located in all continents, among others in Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Palestinian territories, Sri Lanka, Sudan (including a sub-office in South Sudan's capital Juba), Syria, and Zimbabwe, while regional offices are located in Panama City, Dakar, Cairo, Johannesburg, and Bangkok.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs stated in its 2012–2013 planning document that the "humanitarian situation has improved in Zimbabwe since 2009, but conditions remain precarious for many people".

The New Humanitarian

IRINIntegrated Regional Information NetworksIRIN News
Until 1 January 2015, IRIN was a project of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

ReliefWeb

Relief Web
ReliefWeb was launched in October 1996 and is administered by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

International Search and Rescue Advisory Group

INSARAGUnited Nations International Search and Rescue Advisory Group
The INSARAG Secretariat is located in the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

Chad

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Major OCHA country offices are located in all continents, among others in Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Palestinian territories, Sri Lanka, Sudan (including a sub-office in South Sudan's capital Juba), Syria, and Zimbabwe, while regional offices are located in Panama City, Dakar, Cairo, Johannesburg, and Bangkok.

South Sudan

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Major OCHA country offices are located in all continents, among others in Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Palestinian territories, Sri Lanka, Sudan (including a sub-office in South Sudan's capital Juba), Syria, and Zimbabwe, while regional offices are located in Panama City, Dakar, Cairo, Johannesburg, and Bangkok.
However, humanitarian organizations under the leadership of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) managed to ensure sufficient funding to bring relief to the local populations.

Humanitarian aid

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After merging with the DHA, its mandate was expanded to encompass the coordination of humanitarian response, policy development and humanitarian advocacy.
In reaching out to international communities, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) of the United Nations (UN) is responsible for coordination responses to emergencies.

Central Emergency Response Fund

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CERF is managed, on behalf of the United Nations Secretary-General, by the Under-Secretary-General (USG) and Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC), Mark Lowcock, Head of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

Civil defense

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Worldwide protection is managed by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance

On 14–15 September 2009, CFE and United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) co-hosted the annual Asia-Pacific Conference on Military Assistance to Disaster Relief Operations (APC-MADRO) in Honolulu, Hawaii.

United Nations

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The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is a United Nations (UN) body formed in December 1991 by General Assembly Resolution 46/182.

United Nations General Assembly

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The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is a United Nations (UN) body formed in December 1991 by General Assembly Resolution 46/182.

Policy

policiespolicymakerspolicymaker
After merging with the DHA, its mandate was expanded to encompass the coordination of humanitarian response, policy development and humanitarian advocacy.

Advocacy

advocatepolitical advocacyadvocates
After merging with the DHA, its mandate was expanded to encompass the coordination of humanitarian response, policy development and humanitarian advocacy.

Istanbul

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From 2013 to 2016, OCHA organized the World Humanitarian Summit that was held in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 23 and 24, 2016.

Turkey

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From 2013 to 2016, OCHA organized the World Humanitarian Summit that was held in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 23 and 24, 2016.