United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)

Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires (BCAH)

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URL: http://www.unocha.org/
URL: http://ochaonline.un.org/

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Founded

1992-04 New York NY USA

History

Apr 1992, New York NY (USA), by the Secretary-General of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN), as United Nations Department of Humanitarian Affairs (DHA), pursuant to resolution 46/182, Dec 1991, of the UN General Assembly, when post of Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) was established. Reorganized under current title, 1998, in accordance with reform plan of the UN Secretary-General. Previously also referred to as Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Aims

Coordinate the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises; advocate for effective and principled humanitarian action by all, for all.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

XE3242

Last News

2017

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