United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Assistance to Afghanistan (UNOCHA)

Bureau des Nations Unies pour la coordination de l'assistance humanitaire en Afghanistan

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14 Jun 1988, within the framework of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN). Original title: Office for the Coordination of United Nations Humanitarian and Economic Assistance Programmes Relating to Afghanistan (UNOCA) -- Bureau de coordination des programmes d'assistance humanitaire et économique des Nations Unies relatifs à Afghanistan. Reorganized under current title, 1 Jan 1993. Ceased activities Dec 2002.


Respond to urgent humanitarian and economic needs of the Afghan people by combining the resources and efforts of many partners in a major assistance programme of relief and rehabilitation to reach all needy people in Afghanistan, assist refugees to return to their homes, help people rebuild their lives, revive the country's economy and ensure confidence in its future, adopting a grass-roots approach which will discourage dependency and promote self-reliance.


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GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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