One off Allocation (Cash) of SDC Funding: to OCHA Operations in 2013

Project completed

OCHA is responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure coherent response to emergencies and facilitates 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.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Colombia
Haiti
Humanitarian Assistance
Migration
humanrights
Reconstruction and rehabilitation (till 2016)
forceddisplacement
Human rights (incl. Women's rights)
01.01.2013 - 31.12.2013
CHF 600'000
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.

Objectives

Coordinating international relief efforts, managing multilateral aid resources and advocating for the needs of people in emergencies.

Target groups

OCHA beneficiaries worldwide

Medium-term outcomes

Create a more enabling environment for humanitarian action and a more effective humanitarian coordination system.

Results

Expected results:  

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


Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Humanitarian aid
Project partners Contract partner
United Nations Organization (UNO)
  • United Nations Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs


Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF   600'000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF   600'000
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)