Contributions to OCHA Field Operations in 2016

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OCHA is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure coherent response to emergencies and to facilitate the work of operational humanitarian agencies in the field. SDC aims to support OCHA in delivering its core functions in humanitarian coordination, advocacy and policy development. Therefore, SDC seeks to provide support to OCHA field offices in relevant humanitarian contexts, in line with SDC geographic and thematic priorities.

RegionCountry Topic Period Budget
Colombia
Myanmar
Ukraine
Humanitarian Assistance & DRR
Migration
Climate change and environment
Material relief assistance
Forced displacement (refugees, IDP, human trafficking)
Disaster risk reduction DRR
01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016
CHF 900'000
Background

OCHA is the arm of the UN Secretariat that is responsible for the coordination of the UN emergency response system. The mandate of OCHA is derived from UN General Assembly Resolution 46/182.

Target

Supporting OCHA in the field in its role of coordinating international relief efforts, managing multilateral aid resources and advocating for the needs of people in emergencies.

Target group

OCHA beneficiaries worldwide

Outcomes

The needs of affected people are better met through a more effective and principled humanitarian action.

Results

Expected Results:  

OCHA’s leadership on the UN humanitarian coordination system is strengthened and recognized at field level.


Agency SDC
Credit Humanitarian aid
Project Partners Contract Partner
United Nations Organization (UNO)
  • United Nations Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs


Projects Coordination

UN Agencies, NGOs and the international humanitarian community in general.

Budget Current Phase Swiss Budget CHF   900'000 Swiss Disbursement Till Know CHF   900'000
Project Phases Phase 22 01.01.2019 - 31.12.2019   (Current Phase) Phase 17 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) Phase 16 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) Phase 15 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) Phase 14 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017   (Completed) Phase 12 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016   (Completed)

Phase 11 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016   (Completed)

Phase 10 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016   (Completed) Phase 9 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015   (Completed) Phase 8 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015   (Completed) Phase 7 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2015   (Completed) Phase 6 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 5 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 4 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014   (Completed) Phase 3 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed) Phase 2 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed) Phase 1 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013   (Completed)